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There are 17 meanings of the word Job.

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Job - as a noun

A jewish hero in the old testament who maintained his faith in god in spite of afflictions that tested him

A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

Example: "Estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"

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Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

A workplace; as in the expression `on the job'

A book in the old testament containing job's pleas to god about his afflictions and god's reply

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book of job

An object worked on; a result produced by working

Example: "He held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"

The responsibility to do something

Example: "It is their job to print the truth"

The performance of a piece of work

Example: "She did an outstanding job as ophelia"

A damaging piece of work

Example: "Dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"

A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved

Example: "She and her husband are having problems"

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(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

A crime (especially a robbery)

Example: "The gang pulled off a bank job in st. louis"

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Job - as a verb

Profit privately from public office and official business

Arranged for contracted work to be done by others

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farm outsubcontract17

Work occasionally

Example: "As a student i jobbed during the semester breaks"

Invest at a risk

Example: "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"

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Example Sentences

"He lost his job due to the company downsizing."
"She is searching for a new job after graduating from college."
"His job requires him to travel frequently."
"I have a part-time job at a local restaurant."
"The job of a teacher is to educate and inspire students."
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Word Game Points

Is JOB a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, job is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

JOB has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is JOB a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, job is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
JOB has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is JOB a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, job is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
JOB has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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