Synonyms for task

Synonyms for (noun) task

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: duty

Definition: work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons

Usage: the duties of the job


Synonyms: undertaking, task, labor, project

Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Usage: he prepared for great undertakings

Similar words: work

Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something

Usage: she checked several points needing further work

Synonyms for (verb) task

Synonyms: task, tax

Definition: use to the limit

Usage: you are taxing my patience

Similar words: extend, strain

Definition: use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity

Usage: He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro; Don't strain your mind too much


Synonyms: task

Definition: assign a task to

Usage: I tasked him with looking after the children

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)