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Job Definition

(n.) A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

(n.) 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.

(n.) 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.

(n.) Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.

(n.) A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.

(v. t.) To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

(v. t.) To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

(v. t.) To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.

(v. t.) To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.

(v. t.) To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage.

(v. i.) To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

(v. i.) To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

(v. i.) To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

(n.) The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the typical patient man.