Job

A job is not meant to be long-term. People have jobs to pay the bills. Most people don’t plan to keep a job for their entire lives. A job is temporary, something to make ends meet. People aren’t usually passionate about their jobs.

Here’s a definition of “JOB” from our English dictionary, via: http://dictionary.sersea.com .

  1. a damaging piece of work; “dry rot did the job of destroying the barn”; “the barber did a real job on my hair”
  2. work occasionally; “As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks”
  3. a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
  4. any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
  5. (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
  6. a book in the Old Testament containing Job”s pleas to God about his afflictions and God”s reply
  7. an object worked on; a result produced by working; “he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right”
  8. a workplace; as in the expression “on the job”;
  9. the performance of a piece of work; “she did an outstanding job as Ophelia”; “he gave it up as a bad job”
  10. profit privately from public office and official business
  11. the responsibility to do something; “it is their job to print the truth”
  12. 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 sampl
  13. 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”
  14. a crime (especially a robbery); “the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis”
  15. 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”
  16. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; “he”s not in my line of business”
  17. arranged for contracted work to be done by others