1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one’s trade, occupation, or profession: Her job is doing customer service. 2. A position of employment: How many jobs are open at the company? 3. A task that must be done: Let’s finish this job before we start the next one. 4. A specified duty or responsibility: Your job is to look after the dogs while we’re away. 5. A difficult or strenuous task: It’s a real job getting people to help out at these charity events. 6. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee: a cheap repair job. 7. The object to be worked on: Those overgrown shrubs are a big job. 8. Something resulting from or produced by work: I like the job they did on those gardens.
9. An operation done to improve one’s appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination: a nose job. 10. A program application that may consist of several steps but is performed as a single logical unit. 11. A criminal act, especially a robbery: a bank job. 12. An example of a specified type, especially of something made or constructed. Often used in combination.