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Job vs. Assignment

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Jobnoun

A task.

‘I've got a job for you - could you wash the dishes?’; ‘A job half done is hardly done at all.’;

Assignmentnoun

The act of assigning; the allocation of a job or a set of tasks.

‘This flow chart represents the assignment of tasks in our committee.’;

Jobnoun

An economic role for which a person is paid.

‘That surgeon has a great job.’; ‘He's been out of a job since being made redundant in January.’;

Assignmentnoun

The categorization of something as belonging to a specific category.

‘We should not condone the assignment of asylum seekers to that of people smugglers.’;

Jobnoun

(in noun compounds) Plastic surgery.

‘He had had a nose job.’;

Assignmentnoun

An assigned task.

‘The assignment the department gave him proved to be quite challenging.’;

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Jobnoun

(computing) A task, or series of tasks, carried out in batch mode (especially on a mainframe computer).

Assignmentnoun

A position to which someone is assigned.

‘Unbeknownst to Mr Smith, his new assignment was in fact a demotion.’;

Jobnoun

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

Assignmentnoun

(education) A task given to students, such as homework or coursework.

‘Mrs Smith gave out our assignments, and said we had to finish them by Monday.’;

Jobnoun

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.

Assignmentnoun

(legal) A transfer of something from one person to another, especially property, or a claim or right.

‘The assignment of the lease has not been finalised yet.’;

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Jobnoun

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

Assignmentnoun

(legal) A document that effects this transfer.

‘Once you receive the assignment in the post, be sure to sign it and send it back as soon as possible.’;

Jobnoun

(colloquial) A thing (often used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall).

‘Pass me that little job with the screw thread on it.''’;

Assignmentnoun

(computing) An operation that assigns a value to a variable.

Jobverb

(intransitive) To do odd jobs or occasional work for hire.

Assignmentnoun

An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.

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Jobverb

(intransitive) To work as a jobber.

Assignmentnoun

A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.

Jobverb

To take the loss.

Assignmentnoun

a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces);

‘hazardous duty’;

Jobverb

To buy and sell for profit, as securities; to speculate in.

Assignmentnoun

the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

Jobverb

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.’;

Assignmentnoun

the act of distributing something to designated places or persons;

‘the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum’;

Jobverb

(intransitive) To seek private gain under pretence of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

Assignmentnoun

(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

Jobverb

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

Assignmentnoun

an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

Jobverb

To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

Assignmentnoun

the act of putting a person into a non-elective position;

‘the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee’;

Jobverb

To hire or let in periods of service.

‘to job a carriage’;

Jobnoun

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.

Jobnoun

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.

Jobnoun

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.

Jobnoun

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

Jobnoun

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

Jobnoun

A task, or the execution of a task; as, Michelangelo did a great job on the David statue.

Jobnoun

A task or coordinated set of tasks for a multitasking computer, submitted for processing as a single unit, usually for execution in background. See job control language.

Jobnoun

The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the prototypical patient man.

Jobverb

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.

Jobverb

To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.

Jobverb

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

Jobverb

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

Jobverb

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

Jobverb

To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.

‘Authors of all work, to job for the season.’;

Jobverb

To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.

‘And judges job, and bishops bite the town.’;

Jobverb

To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.

Jobnoun

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

‘he's not in my line of business’;

Jobnoun

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’;

Jobnoun

the performance of a piece of work;

‘she did an outstanding job as Ophelia’; ‘he gave it up as a bad job’;

Jobnoun

the responsibility to do something;

‘it is their job to print the truth’;

Jobnoun

a workplace; as in the expression

‘on the job’;

Jobnoun

an object worked on; a result produced by working;

‘he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right’;

Jobnoun

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’;

Jobnoun

a damaging piece of work;

‘dry rot did the job of destroying the barn’; ‘the barber did a real job on my hair’;

Jobnoun

a crime (especially a robbery);

‘the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis’;

Jobnoun

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

Jobnoun

any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

Jobnoun

(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

Jobnoun

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

Jobverb

profit privately from public office and official business

Jobverb

arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Jobverb

work occasionally;

‘As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks’;

Jobverb

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’;

Job

A job, employment, work or occupation, is a person's role in society. More specifically, a job is an activity, often regular and often performed in exchange for payment ().

‘for a living’;

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