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Synonyms for job

Synonyms for job

a piece of work that has been assigned

the proper activity of a person or thing

a difficult or tedious undertaking

Synonyms for job

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

a workplace

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an object worked on

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the responsibility to do something

the performance of a piece of work

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a damaging piece of work

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a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved

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

a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

a crime (especially a robbery)

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profit privately from public office and official business

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arranged for contracted work to be done by others

work occasionally

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invest at a risk

References in classic literature ?
Job Rowsell took a long breath and filled a pipe with tobacco.
Job Rowsell started at them both, then he drew a flask from his pocket and took a long pull.
It's a queer day for pleasure sailing," Nicholas remarked to Job Rowsell, as he came up the wet steps of the pier.
I am not sure, Job Rowsell," the latter declared, "that I like your money nor the way you earn it.
It is a large, old, red brick house, just outside the town, Sir,' replied Job Trotter.
I beg your pardon, Sir,' said Job, 'but that course of proceeding will never do.
And he has so wound himself round the old lady's heart, Sir,' resumed Job, 'that she would believe nothing to his prejudice, if you went down on your bare knees, and swore it; especially as you have no proof but the word of a servant, who, for anything she knows (and my master would be sure to say so), was discharged for some fault, and does this in revenge.
But one day she walked home with a pale-faced little woman who worked opposite to her, Jadvyga Marcinkus by name, and Jadvyga told her how she, Marija, had chanced to get her job.
It was a striking circumstance that Jonas, too, had gotten his job by the misfortune of some other person.
Jurgis would find out these things for himself, if he stayed there long enough; it was the men who had to do all the dirty jobs, and so there was no deceiving them; and they caught the spirit of the place, and did like all the rest.
All such things as jobs,' said Mrs Plornish, 'seems to me to have gone underground, they do indeed.
It's not for want of looking after jobs, I am sure,' said Mrs Plornish, lifting up her eyebrows, and searching for a solution of the problem between the bars of the grate; 'nor yet for want of working at them when they are to be got.
That's true enough, and we'll talk till the cows come home of the killing of Charlie Williams or of Simon Bird, or any other job in the past.
It was clearly some notable job which needed numbers.
Scanlan and McMurdo made their way back; Scanlan somewhat subdued, for it was the first murder job that he had seen with his own eyes, and it appeared less funny than he had been led to believe.