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chore

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1 a piece of work that needs to be done regularly

  • everyone in this household is expected to do weekly chores
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2 a dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work

  • cleaning everything out of the attic was a real chore
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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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