Associations to the word «Job»


JOB, noun. A task.
JOB, noun. An economic role for which a person is paid.
JOB, noun. (in noun compounds) Plastic surgery.
JOB, noun. (computing) A task, or series of tasks, carried out in batch mode (especially on a mainframe computer).
JOB, noun. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
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.
JOB, noun. Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.
JOB, noun. A thing (often used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall).
JOB, verb. (intransitive) To do odd jobs or occasional work for hire.
JOB, verb. (intransitive) To work as a jobber.
JOB, verb. (intransitive) (professional wrestling slang) To take the loss.
JOB, verb. (transitive) (trading) To buy and sell for profit, as securities; to speculate in.
JOB, verb. (transitive) (often with out) To subcontract a project or delivery in small portions to a number of contractors.
JOB, verb. (intransitive) To seek private gain under pretence of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.
JOB, verb. To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.
JOB, verb. To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.
JOB, verb. To hire or let in periods of service.
JOB, proper noun. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
JOB, proper noun. A male given name
JOB, proper noun. An Old Testament and qur'anic character.
JOB ACTION, noun. (chiefly US and Canada) A workplace protest by employees designed to inconvenience or disrupt the business of the employer, especially one which is limited in duration or severity.
JOB AID, noun. A sign, worksheet or other object which includes diagrams or a brief summary of instructions, such as a checklist. Designed to reduce avoidable mistakes by helping a person remember what to do, or be sure that they have completed all steps required. Frequently used to support or replace ((training)). Often developed and tested during ((instructional design)).
JOB CENTER, noun. (business) an agency, often a government agency, that tries to find a job for working-age people
JOB CENTERS, noun. (business) plural of job center
JOB CENTRE, noun. British spelling standard spelling of job center.
JOB CENTRES, noun. Plural of job center
JOB CREATOR, noun. A wealthy person; a person with control over sufficient resources to employ many other people
JOB CREATOR, noun. A business, organization, or other entity which employs an increasing number of people with time
JOB DESCRIPTION, noun. An outline of the description of the tasks and responsibilities in a post within an organization.
JOB DESCRIPTIONS, noun. Plural of job description
JOB FAIR, noun. An event organised for employers, recruiters and schools to meet with prospective job seekers.
JOB FAIRS, noun. Plural of job fair
JOB LOT, noun. A large quantity of cheap items.
JOB LOT, noun. A quantity of miscellaneous items sold together.
JOB MASTER, noun. A keeper of a livery stable who lets (rents) out horses and carriages by the week or month.
JOB OF WORK, noun. A required job or task; a job that requires a substantial amount of effort.
JOB OP, noun. Job opportunity.
JOB PRINTER, noun. One who does miscellaneous printing, especially circulars, cards, billheads, etc.
JOB QUEUE, noun. (computing) Synonym of batch queue.
JOB QUEUES, noun. Plural of job queue
JOB SCHEDULER, noun. (computing) A software application that is in charge of unattended background executions known for historical reasons as batch processing.
JOB SCHEDULERS, noun. Plural of job scheduler
JOB SECURITY, noun. The probability that an individual will keep his/her job.
JOB SHOP, noun. A business or facility specializing in the manufacture or fabrication of parts in relatively small quantities, produced to the specifications or requirements supplied by the customer.
JOB SHOP, noun. (production management) A production unit that processes jobs each of which requires processing at multiple workstations, in any order, which processing may vary in time taken at each workstation.
JOB SHOP, noun. An agency that supplies technical personnel usually on short-term temporary contracts.
JOB TITLE, noun. A specific designation of a post within an organization, normally associated with a job description that details the tasks and responsibilities that go with it
JOB TITLES, noun. Plural of job title

Dictionary definition

JOB, noun. The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business".
JOB, noun. 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".
JOB, noun. A workplace; as in the expression "on the job";.
JOB, noun. An object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right".
JOB, noun. The responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth".
JOB, noun. The performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job".
JOB, noun. A damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair".
JOB, noun. 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".
JOB, noun. A Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him.
JOB, noun. Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing.
JOB, noun. (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit.
JOB, noun. A book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply.
JOB, noun. A crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis".
JOB, verb. Profit privately from public office and official business.
JOB, verb. Arranged for contracted work to be done by others.
JOB, verb. Work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks".
JOB, verb. Invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating".

Wise words

The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.
Winston Churchill