Thesaurus

chore

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chore

  1. 1 a piece of work that needs to be done regularly everyone in this household is expected to do weekly chores Synonyms of chore assignment, duty, job, task Words Related to chore chare (or char); endeavor, enterprise, project, stint, undertaking; care, charge, commission, responsibility; function, mission, office, operation, post; errand; circuit, round, route

  2. 2 a dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work cleaning everything out of the attic was a real chore Synonyms of chore bear, beast, headache, job, killer, labor Words Related to chore drudgery, grind, heavy lifting, lucubration; effort, strain, sweat; burden, load, weight; bother, nuisance, trouble Near Antonyms of chore breeze, child's play, cinch, duck soup, kid stuff, setup, snap

Synonym Discussion of chore

task, duty, job, chore, stint, assignment mean a piece of work to be done. task implies work imposed by a person in authority or an employer or by circumstance.
    • charged with a variety of tasks
duty implies an obligation to perform or responsibility for performance.
    • the duties of a lifeguard
job applies to a piece of work voluntarily performed; it may sometimes suggest difficulty or importance.
    • the job of turning the company around
chore implies a minor routine activity necessary for maintaining a household or farm.
    • every child was assigned chores
stint implies a carefully allotted or measured quantity of assigned work or service.
    • a 2-month stint as a reporter
assignment implies a definite limited task assigned by one in authority.
    • a reporter's assignment


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