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Synonyms for task
tæsk, tɑsktask

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  1. tasknoun

    A difficult or tedious undertaking.


  2. tasknoun

    An objective.

    objective, goal

  3. tasknoun

    A process or execution of a program.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. task

    work, function, labor, job, operation, business, undertaking, drudgery, toil, lesson

    relaxation, leisure, amusement, hobby

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undertaking, project, task, labornoun

    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

    "he prepared for great undertakings"

    trade union movement, proletariat, travail, projection, childbed, labour, project, labor movement, working class, toil, parturiency, labor, lying-in, chore, confinement, job, undertaking

  2. job, task, choreverb

    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"

    occupation, job, line, chore, line of work, business, problem, caper, project, undertaking, labor

  3. taskverb

    assign a task to

    "I tasked him with looking after the children"


  4. tax, taskverb

    use to the limit

    "you are taxing my patience"

    assess, tax

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  1. assignment

    1. a piece of work that needs to be done regularly 2. something assigned to be read or studied

    1. his first newspaper assignment was writing obituaries 2. have you found essay writer to write an assignment for tomorrow?

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tasknoun

    work, labor, toil, drudgery

  2. tasknoun

    employment, business, undertaking, enterprise

  3. tasknoun

    lesson, exercise

  4. taskverb

    impose a task on

  5. taskverb

    burden, oppress, tax

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tasknoun

    work, labor, assignment, stint, study, lesson, exercise

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How to use task in a sentence?

  1. Antony Blinken:

    The removal of those supplies is yet another unconscionable act by the regime, but this is now before the task force and we will look in the days ahead as assistance continues to flow to make sure that those medical supplies are in fact included.

  2. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I think we can do both, i think we need to move toward beginning to reopen the economy, consistent with the recommendations of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and of course, the advice we've been given is from the healthcare professionals.... I think we can do both. Dr. Fauci has indicated, we can do both.

  3. Nathan M. Pusey:

    The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.

  4. Caroline Steer:

    It was exciting for me because she would go and do a full run everyday, and I would give Caroline Steer a small task each day, i started off with just making Caroline Steer walk 3K. For me, that was a big achievement.

  5. Damian Charles Hurley:

    Looking after my son became my No. 1 task, and it was a joy to have someone else on whom to focus, i was 36 and had been worrying about myself for quite long enough. I stopped doing movies and TV for the first eight years of his life, and I don’t regret it for a moment. I always put him first.

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