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Synonyms for task
tæsk, tɑsk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undertaking, project, task, labor(noun)

    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, chore(verb)

    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. task(verb)

    assign a task to

    "I tasked him with looking after the children"


  4. tax, task(verb)

    use to the limit

    "you are taxing my patience"

    assess, tax


  1. task(noun)

    A difficult or tedious undertaking.


  2. task(noun)

    An objective.

    objective, goal

  3. task(noun)

    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

Editors Contribution

  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. task(n.)

    work, labor, toil, drudgery

  2. task(n.)

    employment, business, undertaking, enterprise

  3. task(n.)

    lesson, exercise

  4. task(v. a.)

    impose a task on

  5. task(v. a.)

    burden, oppress, tax

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. task(n)

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

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How to use task in a sentence?

  1. Chris Church:

    Being from software, I wanted to make manufacturing hardware more like creating software, in software, when I needed a piece of code to do a certain task, I could go out and find it and plug it in. I thought hardware could work the same way.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The primary responsibility is to ask to oneself before wearing a mask of anyone in any function if that would help anyhow to inculcate his/her any quality or it is just a futile task.

  3. President Donald Trump:

    I thought we could wind it down sooner. But I had no idea how popular The Task Force is until, actually, yesterday when I started talking about winding it down, i get calls from very respected people saying,' I think it would be better to keep it going, it's done such a good job.'.

  4. Kevin Riordan:

    Comparing all of those faces (in a crowd) against a database is a enormously difficult task, looking for a particular face in a crowd is easier.

  5. Tessa Lau:

    We think of it as our robots taking over tasks but not taking over jobs, if you think of a task as walking down a hall and waiting for an elevator, Relay’s really good at that.

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. plaguey
    • B. pestilent
    • C. agreeable
    • D. pettish

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