Definition of Job. Meaning of Job. Synonyms of Job

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Definition of Job

Job
Job Job, v. i. 1. To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work. Authors of all work, to job for the season. --Moore. 2. To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage. And judges job, and bishops bite the town. --Pope. 3. To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.
Job
Job Job, n. [Prov. E. job, gob, n., a small piece of wood, v., to stab, strike; cf. E. gob, gobbet; perh. influenced by E. chop to cut off, to mince. See Gob.] 1. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab. 2. A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars. 3. A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business. 4. Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately. [Colloq.]

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