Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun job

13 senses of job

Sense 1
occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
job, task, chore -- (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")
       => duty -- (work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the duties of the job")

Sense 3
job -- (a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";)
       => workplace, work -- (a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today")

Sense 4
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")
       => product, production -- (an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production")

Sense 5
job -- (the responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth")
       => duty, responsibility, obligation -- (the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr)

Sense 6
job -- (the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job")
       => work -- (activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work")

Sense 7
job -- (a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair")
       => work -- (activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work")

Sense 8
problem, job -- (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")
       => difficulty -- (a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties")

Sense 9
Job -- (a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him)
       INSTANCE OF=> hero -- (a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength; "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain")

Sense 10
Job -- (any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing)
       => unfortunate, unfortunate person -- (a person who suffers misfortune)

Sense 11
job -- ((computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit)
       => application, application program, applications programme -- (a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications")

Sense 12
Job, Book of Job -- (a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply)
       INSTANCE OF=> book -- (a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah")

Sense 13
caper, job -- (a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis")
       => robbery -- (larceny by threat of violence)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb job

4 senses of job

Sense 1
job -- (profit privately from public office and official business)
       => cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")

Sense 2
subcontract, farm out, job -- (arranged for contracted work to be done by others)
       => hire, engage, employ -- (engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?")

Sense 3
job -- (work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks")
       => work, do work -- (be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college")

Sense 4
speculate, job -- (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")
       => invest, put, commit, place -- (make an investment; "Put money into bonds")

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