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From the phrase jobbe of work "piece of work", from Middle English jobbe "piece, article". Of uncertain origin. Perhaps related to Middle English gobbe "lump, mouthful", Middle English jobben "to jab, thrust, peck", or Middle English choppe "piece, bargain". More at gob, jab, chop

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Job

Plural
Jobs

Job (plural Jobs)
  1. A task.
    I've got a job for you - could you wash the dishes?
  2. An economic role for which a person is paid.
    That surgeon has a great job.
  3. (in noun compounds) Plastic surgery; see e.g. nose job.
  4. (computing) A task, or series of tasks, carried out in batch mode (especially on a mainframe computer)

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to Job

Third person singular
Jobs

Simple past
jobbed

Past participle
jobbed

Present participle
jobbing

to Job (third-person singular simple present Jobs, present participle jobbing, simple past and past participle jobbed)
  1. (intransitive) To do odd jobs or occasional work for hire.
  2. (intransitive) To work as a jobber.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) To work
  4. (intransitive, professional wrestling slang) To take the loss.
  5. (transitive, trading) To buy and sell for profit, as securities; to speculate in.
  6. (transitive, often, with out) To subcontract a project or delivery in small portions to a number of contractors.
    We wanted to sell a turnkey plant, but they jobbed out the contract to small firms.

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job m. inv.

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