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task

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of task

  1. 1 a piece of work that needs to be done regularly one of my tasks in the morning is to make lunches for everyone in the family Synonyms of task assignment, duty, job, choreWords Related to task chare (or char); endeavor, enterprise, project, stint, undertaking; care, charge, commission, responsibility; function, mission, office, operation, post; errand; circuit, round, route

  2. 2 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists the forklift's task is to stack pallets of goods in the warehouse Synonyms of task business, capacity, function, job, part, place, position, purpose, role, workWords Related to task affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation; niche, office, post, situation; calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation; activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use

Synonym Discussion of task

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

task

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of task

  1. to give a task, duty, or responsibility to I have been tasked by the host with bringing the pies for Thanksgiving this year Synonyms of task assign, charge, commission, entrust, trustWords Related to task confer, impose; commit, confide, consign, delegate, recommend, relegate, repose; allocate, allot; authorize, empower, invest


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