Definitions for task

Definitions for (noun) task

Main entry: task, job, chore

Definition: a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

Usage: 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

Main entry: undertaking, task, labor, project

Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Usage: he prepared for great undertakings

Definitions for (verb) task

Main entry: task, tax

Definition: use to the limit

Usage: you are taxing my patience

Main entry: task

Definition: assign a task to

Usage: I tasked him with looking after the children

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