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task

task

 
pronunciation:
taesk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
take to task
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a specific item of work assigned to one; duty.
Each volunteer worker was assigned a task.The children were given the task of clearing off the table.
synonyms:
assignment, business, duty, job, mission
similar words:
burden, charge, chore, devoir, obligation, responsibility, work
definition 2: any duty or item of work that one must carry out.
Doing the laundry is one of the tasks I need to accomplish this morning.Being a parent is not always an easy task.The subjects of the experiment were asked to carry out the tasks again after having no sleep.
synonyms:
business, job, work
similar words:
errand, project, undertaking
definition 3: something to be done that is difficult or tedious.
It was quite a task to get all the papers graded before the Christmas break.He considers it a task to have a conversation with his brother-in-law.
synonyms:
burden, chore, grind, onus
similar words:
drudgery, job, struggle, toughie
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tasked, tasking, tasks
definition: to assign a task to.
synonyms:
assign, charge
similar words:
burden, constrain, cumber, obligate, tax
phrase: take to task