a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
the responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth"
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"
a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
an object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
profit privately from public office and official business