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  • EN [ dʒɒb]
  • US [ dʒɑːb]

English definition


  • 1. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;

    • "he's not in my line of business"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. the performance of a piece of work;

    • "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"
    • "he gave it up as a bad job"
  • 4. the responsibility to do something;

    • "it is their job to print the truth"
  • 5. a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";

  • 6. an object worked on; a result produced by working;

    • "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
  • 7. 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"
  • 8. a damaging piece of work;

    • "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"
    • "the barber did a real job on my hair"
  • 9. a crime (especially a robbery);

    • "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
  • 10. (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit


  • 1. profit privately from public office and official business

  • 2. arranged for contracted work to be done by others

  • 3. work occasionally;

    • "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
  • 4. 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"

Example sentences

  • We have the steel to get this job done.

  • He traded a job in New York City for the life of a cowboy.

  • He is disposed to accept the new job, for the pay is higher.

  • I want to apply for the job.

  • This job entails a lot of hard work.

  • He makes a living by doing odd job.

  • This job absorbs all of my time.

  • This job bristles with difficulties.

  • It is your job to be on time.

  • Every time I ask Bill to do a job for me, he skips off and plays with his friends!

  • He used his job as a screen for his spying activities.

  • Mr. Brown failed in getting a job.

  • He is already assured of the job and his interview is a mere formality.

  • He wasn't suited for the job and left after two weeks.

  • When he got married, Alf was too embarrassessed to say anything to his wife about his job.

  • Stop playing around and get on with the job.

  • Promotion in the job was by seniority.

  • You will finish the job much quicker if you put your back into it.

  • I myself can do the job.

  • The burglary had all the hallmarks of a professional job.

  • Patience is the trick in doing a job well.

  • How can we seek out a really good person for the job?

  • How come he got the job?

  • You need time to grow into the job.

  • We haven't found a fit person for this job yet.

  • If you'd given the job to me I could have done it in half the time.

  • I'm not going to wash the dishes, that's your job.

  • If you play the fool, and lose a good job on consequence , you can hardly expect much sympathy.

  • Job creation has become an imperative for the government.

Phrase collocation

  • big jobs

    (Brit. informal)a euphemistic way of referring to faeces or defecation

  • do the job

    (informal)achieve the required result

    • a piece of board will do the job.

  • give something up as a bad job

    (informal)decide that it is futile to devote further time or energy to something

  • a good job

    (informal, chiefly Brit.)a fortunate fact or circumstance

    • it was a good job she hadn't brought the car.

  • jobs for the boys

    (Brit. derogatory)used in reference to the practice of giving paid employment to one's friends, supporters, or relations

  • just the job

    (Brit. informal)exactly what is needed

  • make the best of a bad job

  • out of a job

    unemployed; redundant

  • on the job

    Paying close attention; on the alert.


  • mental job

    • A: What's to prevent him from going? B: He is a mental job.

Synonym discrimination

  • profession, job, occupation, trade, vocation, career, work, employment

  • work, task, job

Meaning of job

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