Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) occupation, business, job, line of work, line (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money) "he's not in my line of business"
- S: (n) job, task, chore (a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee) "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
- S: (n) job (a workplace; as in the expression `on the job')
- S: (n) job (an object worked on; a result produced by working) "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
- S: (n) job (the responsibility to do something) "it is their job to print the truth"
- S: (n) job (the performance of a piece of work) "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
- S: (n) job (a damaging piece of work) "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
- S: (n) problem, job (a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved) "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
- S: (n) Job (a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him)
- S: (n) Job (any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing)
- S: (n) job ((computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit)
- S: (n) Job, Book of Job (a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply)
- S: (n) caper, job (a crime (especially a robbery)) "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
- S: (v) job (profit privately from public office and official business)
- S: (v) subcontract, farm out, job (arranged for contracted work to be done by others)
- S: (v) job (work occasionally) "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
- S: (v) speculate, job (invest at a risk) "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"