Textual thesaurus for "job"

(noun) business, line, line of work, occupation

the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

he's not in my line of business

(noun) 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

(noun) caper

a crime (especially a robbery)

the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis

(noun) Book of Job, Job

a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

(noun) Job

any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

(noun) Job

a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him

(noun) problem

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

(verb) speculate

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

(verb) subcontract, farm out

arranged for contracted work to be done by others