Thesaurus

took to task

phrase , past tense of take to task

Synonyms and Antonyms of took to task

1 to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of
  • He took his rival to task during the TV interview.
Synonyms of took to task
Words Related to took to task
Phrases Synonymous with took to task
Near Antonyms of took to task
Antonyms of took to task
2 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • He took the landscaper to task for once again letting the bushes get overgrown.
Synonyms of took to task
Words Related to took to task
Phrases Synonymous with took to task
Near Antonyms of took to task

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up took to task? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a bell tower

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!