Meaning of JOB in English


noun a sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

2. job ·vt to thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

3. job ·vt to strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

4. job ·noun a situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.

5. job ·vi to carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

6. job ·vi to do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

7. job ·noun any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.

8. job ·vt to hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage.

9. job ·noun the hero of the book of that name in the old testament; the typical patient man.

10. job ·vt to do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.

11. job ·vi to seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

12. job ·vt to buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.

13. job ·noun a piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.

14. job ·noun a public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.

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