job

Definitions:

  • To jab or make a jab.
  • A jab.
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  • A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession.
  • A position of employment.
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  • A task that must be done.
  • A specified duty or responsibility: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> task</strong>.
  • A difficult or strenuous task.
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  • A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee.
  • The object to be worked on.
  • Something resulting from or produced by work.
  • An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination.
  • A program application that may consist of several steps but is performed as a single logical unit.
  • A state of affairs.
  • A criminal act, especially a robbery.
  • An example of a specified type, especially of something made or constructed. Often used in combination.
  • To work at odd jobs.
  • To work by the piece.
  • To act as a jobber.
  • To purchase (merchandise) from manufacturers and sell it to retailers.
  • To arrange for (contracted work) to be done in portions by others; subcontract.
  • To transact (official business) dishonestly for private profit.
  • (<em>do a job on</em>) To damage, harm, or worsen.
  • (<em>do a job on</em>) To defecate on.
  • (<em>on the job</em>) Paying close attention; on the alert.
  • (<em>on the job</em>) At work; at one's place of business.
  • To let out in separate portions, an work among different contractors or workmen: often with <em>out</em>: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="job%20out">job out</internalXref> the building of a house.
  • To let out or to hire by the week or month, as horses or carriages.
  • To buy in large quantities, and sell to dealers in smaller lots: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="job">job</internalXref> cotton; to <em>job</em> cigars. See <internalXref urlencoded="jobber">jobber</internalXref>, 3.
  • To deal in the public stocks on one's own account. See <internalXref urlencoded="jobber">jobber</internalXref>.
  • To work at jobs or at chance work.
  • To let or to hire horses, carriages, etc., for occasional use.
  • To execute a trust in such a manner as to make it subserve unjustly one's private ends; especially, to pervert public service to private advantage.
  • A sudden stab, prick, or thrust, as with anything pointed; a jab.
  • A small piece of wood.
  • A lump.
  • A particular piece of work; something to be done; any undertaking of a defined or restricted character; also, an engagement for the performance of some specified work: something to do.
  • In <em>printing</em>, specifically, a piece of work of the miscellaneous class, including posters, handbills, bill-heads, cards, circulars, small pamphlets, etc.
  • An imposition; a trick.
  • An undertaking so managed as to secure unearned profit or undue advantage; especially, a public duty or trust performed or conducted with a view to improper private gain; a perversion of trust for personal benefit in doing any work.
  • <strong>Odd jobs</strong>, disconnected, irregular, or trivial pieces of work.
  • Specifically— Assigned to a special use, as a horse let out or hired by the week or month.
  • Bought or sold together; lumped together: used chiefly in the phrase <em>job lot</em>, a quantity of goods, either of a miscellaneous character, or of the same kind but of different qualities, conditions, sizes, etc., disposed of or bought as a single lot for a lump sum and at a comparatively low price.
  • To chide; reprimand.
  • To strike, stab, or punch, as with something pointed.
  • To drive; force.
  • To aim a blow; strike at something.
  • To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.
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