Noun Definition

job

1.Definition: (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

Category: General

2.Definition: a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

Category: General

3.Definition: a crime (especially a robbery)

"The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"

Related Noun(s):caper

Category: General

4.Definition: a damaging piece of work

"Dry rot did the job of destroying the barn", "The barber did a real job on my hair"

Category: General

5.Definition: a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him

Category: People

6.Definition: a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

"Estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars", "The job of repairing the engine took several hours", "The endless task of classifying the samples", "The farmer's morning chores"

Related Noun(s):task, chore

Category: General

7.Definition: a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved

"She and her husband are having problems", "It is always a job to contact him", "Urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"

Related Noun(s):problem

Category: General

8.Definition: a workplace; as in the expression `on the job'

Category: Objects

9.Definition: an object worked on; a result produced by working

"He held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

Category: People

11.Definition: the performance of a piece of work

"She did an outstanding job as Ophelia", "He gave it up as a bad job"

Category: General

12.Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Related Noun(s):business, line, occupation

Category: General

13.Definition: the responsibility to do something

"It is their job to print the truth"

Category: General