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tasks

noun
plural of task

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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

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tasks

verb
present tense third-person singular of task

Synonyms of tasks (Entry 2 of 2)

to give a task, duty, or responsibility to
  • I have been tasked by the host with bringing the pies for Thanksgiving this year

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“Tasks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tasks. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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