(noun, verb)


1. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Similar word(s): labor, project, undertaking

Definition categories: act, work

2. a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

- the endless task of classifying the samples

Similar word(s): chore, job

Definition categories: act, duty


1. assign a task to

- I tasked him with looking after the children

Definition categories: social, assign, delegate, depute, designate

2. use to the limit

Similar word(s): tax

Definition categories: consumption, extend, strain

Sentences with task as a verb:

- On my first day in the office, I was tasked with sorting a pile of invoices.