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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.
'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.'
But old Antanas had begged until he was worn out, and all his courage was gone; he wanted a job, any sort of a job.
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. She had taken the place of an Irishwoman who had been working in that factory ever since any one could remember.
So many men in Oakland were out on strike, or were locked out, or were unable to work because of the dependence of their trades on the other tied-up trade's, that odd jobs at common labor were hard to obtain.
The stupid workers wrangled and snarled over jobs. The clever masters rode in automobiles and did not wrangle and snarl.
"Yes: but look here; it may be a good while before I get the right chance at that job; accidents might hap- pen; 'tain't in such a very good place; we'll just regularly bury it -- and bury it deep."
They resolved to keep a lookout for that Spaniard when he should come to town spying out for chances to do his revengeful job, and follow him to "Number Two," wherever that might be.
She copied it out according, on this table, in a sweet writing, and Plornish, he took it where he worked, having a job just then,' (Plornish repeated job just then,)
'All such things as jobs,' said Mrs Plornish, 'seems to me to have gone underground, they do indeed.' (Herein Mrs Plornish limited her remark to the plastering trade, and spoke without reference to the Circumlocution Office and the Barnacle Family.)
"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.