1. British; that is for hire for a given service or period
2. Used in, engaged in, or done as job work
3. Of or relating to a job or to employment
1. A Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him.
2. A book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply.
3. Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing.
(lived c. 5th century BC) In the Old Testament, Hebrew leader who in the Book of Job questioned God’s infliction of suffering on the righteous while enduring great sufferings himself
Although Job comes to no final conclusion, his book is one of the first attempts to explain the problem of human suffering in a world believed to be created and governed by a God who is all-powerful and all-good.
ETYM Prov. Eng. job, gob, a small piece of wood, v., to stab, strike; cf. Eng. gob, gobbet; perh. influenced by Eng. chop to cut off, to mince. Related to Gob.
1. The occupation for which one is paid; SYN. employment, work.
2. The performance of a piece of work.
3. A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; SYN. task, chore.
4. A workplace; as in the expression.
5. (Computer science) A program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit.
6. The responsibility to do something.
1. Fait et manière d'employer quelque chose. Emploi du temps.
4. (Familier) Job. Emploi précaire.
5. Usage. Emploi correct d'un mot.
2. Travail. Un métier fatigant.
3. (Au figuré) Fonction. Le métier de parent.
4. Savoir-faire. Avoir du métier.
1. Local. Un poste de police.
2. Appareil. Un poste de téléphone.
3. Distributeur. Un poste d'essence.
5. Emploi. Un poste de secrétaire.
6. Rubrique. Un poste budgétaire.
2. Besogne. Un travail intellectuel.
4. (Familier) Boulot. Trouver un travail.
5. Ouvrage. Un travail terminé.
6. Façon. Un travail parfait.
7. Action. Le travail du temps.
A specified amount of processing performed as a unit by a computer. On early mainframe computers, data was submitted in batches, often on punched cards, for processing by different programs; work was therefore scheduled and carried out in separate jobs, or operations.
1. To profit privately from public office.
2. To work occasionally.