Synonyms for job:

Sense 1

old testament, department, gig, office.

Sense 2

berth, place, role, slot, stint.

Sense 3

appointment, function, portfolio, post, seat.

Sense 4

spot, pursuit.

Sense 5

racket, art.

Sense 9


farm out

rent out, hire out, subcontract.






skill, craft.

Sense 1 (noun)

office, role, appointment, place, post, berth, capacity, pursuit, function, gig.

Sense 2 (noun)

charge, errand, mission, operation, stint.

Sense 5 (noun)


Sense 6 (noun)

spot, slot.

act (noun)

business, line, line of work, occupation, thing.

business (noun)

transaction, management, service, employment, company, posting, industry, situation, concern, career, establishment, assignment, calling, holding, merchant, corporation, vocation, practice, busy work, business, occupation, commerce, affair, consortium, trade, retailing, position, interest, commission, selling, proprietorship, market, station, activity, firm, livelihood, profession, specialty, negotiation, partnership, exchange, labor, barter.

employment (noun)

trade, stint, profession, handicraft, berth, business, racket, career, calling, appointment, livelihood, vocation, assignment, occupation, work, operation, capacity, gig, pursuit, office, engagement, post, task, situation, place, line, spot, chore, posting, billet, craft, position, function, activity.

endeavor (noun)

gambit, production, maneuver, purpose, commitment, deed, exploit, approach, effort, assay, essay, performance, engagement, aim, contract, adventure, proceeding, project, endeavor, undertaking, attempt, enterprise, venture, action.

job (noun)

subcontract, problem, business, line, chore, task, occupation, line of work, farm out, speculate, caper.

line (noun)


task (noun)

undertaking, duty, venture, concern, charge, deed, action, commission, errand, role, mission, thing, affair, effort, enterprise, project.

work (noun)

work, chore, task, toil.

cleaning (verb)


possession (verb)


work (verb)

made work.

Usage examples for job:

  • You don't mean to tell me you had a hand in the job? - "A Thief in the Night", E. W. Hornung.
  • I didn't say as I wasn't good for the job. - "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • That's why we're still on the job. - "Code Three", Rick Raphael.

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