Definitions for JOBdʒɒb
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word JOB
occupation, business, job, line of work, line(noun)
the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
"he's not in my line of business"
job, task, chore(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"
a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
an object worked on; a result produced by working
"he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
the responsibility to do something
"it is their job to print the truth"
the performance of a piece of work
"she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
a damaging piece of work
"dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
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"
a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
Job, Book of Job(noun)
a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
a crime (especially a robbery)
"the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
profit privately from public office and official business
subcontract, farm out, job(verb)
arranged for contracted work to be done by others
"As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
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"
I've got a job for you - could you wash the dishes?
An economic role for which a person is paid.
Plastic surgery; see e.g. nose job.
A task, or series of tasks, carried out in batch mode (especially on a mainframe computer)
To do odd jobs or occasional work for hire.
To work as a jobber.
To take the loss.
To buy and sell for profit, as securities; to speculate in.
To subcontract a project or delivery in small portions to a number of contractors.
We wanted to sell a turnkey plant, but they jobbed out the contract to small firms.
A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
An Old Testament character.
Origin: איוב, from איב.
a sudden thrust or stab; a jab
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
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
any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately
a situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job
to strike or stab with a pointed instrument
to thrust in, as a pointed instrument
to do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract
to buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods
to hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage
to do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work
to seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage
to carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks
the hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man
JOB rolling papers are a popular brand of cigarette paper produced by Republic Tobacco in Perpignan, France. In 1838, a French craftsman named Jean Bardou came up with the idea for a booklet of rolling papers made of thin, pure rice paper. The booklets were a success and Bardou's trademark, the initials "JB" separated by a diamond, became such a common sight that people began referring to them as JOB, thus the brand-name was born. By 1849 he filed for a patent for "Papier JOB". In the late 1890s, the company hired art nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha, as well as many other artists, to design advertising posters for the brand. Mucha drew a sinuous long-haired goddess holding a rolled cigarette. The image was inspired by Michelangelo's Sibyls from the Sistine Chapel. The poster image was so popular that it was sold as a lithograph. In 2008, the company commissioned Stuckist artist, Paul Harvey to create a campaign series of posters with a stylistic reference to Alphonse Mucha. Harvey made works featuring famous double acts to emphasise the sales message of "The Original Double", a reference to the twin-size packets of papers made by Job. Harvey's enthusiasm for the project came about because "Mucha is one of his heroes", said Mark Ross, the director of Glorious Creative agency managing the campaign. The work created some controversy: Gilbert and George gave their endorsement to the images, but The Mighty Boosh and The White Stripes were not pleased to be featured. Famous Doubles, a show of the original paintings used for the posters, was promoted at the Wanted Gallery in Notting Hill by Fraser Kee Scott, director of the A Gallery.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An uncertain commodity regulated by a Union Card.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'JOB' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #453
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'JOB' in Written Corpus Frequency: #279
Rank popularity for the word 'JOB' in Nouns Frequency: #70
Translations for JOB
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- مهنة, مهمة, وظيفة, عملArabic
- рабо́та, працаBelarusian
- задача, рабо́та, ра́бота, пласти́чна опера́ция, зада́ча, занаятBulgarian
- feina, treballCatalan, Valencian
- swydd, tasgWelsh
- Beruf, Aufgabe, Stelle, Auftrag, Job, Anstellung, Arbeit, jobbenGerman
- δουλειά, πλαστική, εργασία, -πλαστικήGreek
- metio, taskoEsperanto
- camello, trabajo, curro, talacha, tarea, chamba, laburo, empleo, pegaSpanish
- työ, tehtävä, jobata, keikkailla, pilkkoa, tehdä, hävitä, keikkatyö, pätkätyöFinnish
- boulot, -plastie, métier, travail, plastie, tâche, job, emploi, posteFrench
- obair, cosnadh, dreuchd, carScottish Gaelic
- állás, munka, feladat, beosztásHungarian
- գործ, աշխատանք, պաշտոն, առաջադրանքArmenian
- starf, verkefni, vinna, verkIcelandic
- compito, lavoro, mestiereItalian
- ジョブ, バイト, 仕事Japanese
- 직업, 일자리Korean
- ນັກງານ, ງານLao
- job, werk, beroep, taak, baanDutch
- zajęcie, praca, zadaniePolish
- trabalho, serviço, emprego, tarefa, job, plástica, empreitarPortuguese
- рабо́та, до́лжность, зада́ча, де́ло, заня́тиеRussian
- posao, рад, посао, radSerbo-Croatian
- jobb, arbete, uppdrag, anställning, uppgift, tjänst, jobbaSwedish
- การ, การงาน, งานThai
- trabaho, gawain, hanapbuhayTagalog
- görev, iş, vazifeTurkish
- пра́ця, робо́таUkrainian
- công việcVietnamese
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