Definition of Job:

  1. Do casual or occasional work.

  2. A task or piece of work, especially one that is paid.

  3. A group of homogeneous tasks related by similarity of functions.

    When performed by an employee in an exchange for pay, a job consists of duties, responsibilities, and tasks (performance elements) that are (1) defined and specific, and (2) can be accomplished, quantified, measured, and rated. From a wider perspective, a job is synonymous with a role and includes the physical and social aspects of a work environment. Often, individuals identify themselves with their job or role (foreman, supervisor, engineer, etc.) and derive motivation from its uniqueness or usefulness.

  4. A thing of a specified kind.

  5. Cheat; betray.

  6. A paid position of regular employment.

  7. Buy and sell (stocks) as a broker-dealer, especially on a small scale.

  8. Turn a public office or a position of trust to private advantage.

Phonetic Pronunciation of Job


Synonyms of Job

Task, Piece of work, Assignment, Project, Accomplished fact, Accomplishment, Achievement, Act, Acta, Action, Adventure, Affair, Appointment, Assignment, Bamboozle, Be in, Befool, Berth, Billet, Blow, Burglary, Business, Busywork, Calling, Capacity, Caper, Carry, Character, Chare, Charge, Charter, Chicane, Chore, Close out, Commission, Concern, Concernment, Connection, Convert into cash, Coup, Cut under, Deal in, Dealings, Deed, Devoir, Doing, Doings, Dump, Duty, Effect a sale, Effort, Employment, Endeavor, Engagement, Enterprise, Errand, Exercise, Exploit, Fait accompli, Farm, Farm out, Feat, Filch, Fish to fry, Flimflam, Fool, Function, Gest, Gig, Go, Grab, Gull, Hand, Handiwork, Handle, Heist, Hire, Hire out, Hoax, Homework, Incumbency, Interest, Job of work, Labor, Lease, Lease out, Lease-back, Lease-lend, Lend-lease, Let, Let off, Let out, Lift, Line, Make a sale, Make-work, Maneuver, Market, Matter, Matters in hand, Measure, Merchandise, Mission, Moonlighting, Move, Niche, Occupation, Odd job, Office, Opening, Operation, Overt act, Part, Passage, Performance, Piece of work, Pigeon, Pinch, Place, Position, Post, Posting, Proceeding, Production, Profession, Project, Province, Pursuit, Racket, Rent, Rent out, Res gestae, Resell, Retail, Rip-off, Robbery, Role, Sacrifice, Second job, Sell, Sell off, Sell on consignment, Sell out, Sell over, Sell retail, Sell short, Sell up, Sell wholesale, Service, Situation, Slot, Spot, Station, Steal, Step, Stint, Stroke, Stunt, Sublease, Sublet, Task, Tenure, Theft, Thing, Thing done, Things to do, Tour de force, Trade, Trade in, Traffic in, Transaction, Turn, Turn into money, Turn over, Undercut, Underlet, Undersell, Undertaking, Unload, Vacancy, Victimize, Vocation, Wholesale, Work, Works, Position of employment, Position, Post, Situation, Place, Appointment, Posting, Placement, Day job

How to use Job in a sentence?

  1. Unfortunately, even though working with animals was what made her happiest she was unable to find a job as a veterinarian.
  2. A part-time job.
  3. She jobbed as a waitress until her first role in a movie.
  4. The young man chose to find a job so that would allow him to learn responsibility and also allow him to be compensated for his work.
  5. She wants to be left alone to get on with the job.
  6. If you are trying to find a new job you must present yourself in the appropriate way so that the company can see the real youl.

Meaning of Job & Job Definition