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1. task

noun. ['ˈtæsk'] a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee.

Synonyms

  • ball-buster
  • chore
  • duty
  • ball-breaker
  • shitwork
  • scut work
  • stint

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • universal
  • universal proposition

Etymology

  • tasque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Task

  • unmask
  • trask
  • flask
  • rask
  • pasque
  • pask
  • pasch
  • mask
  • lask
  • cask
  • basque
  • bask

How do you pronounce task?

Pronounce task as tæsk.

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Sentences with task


1. Noun, singular or mass
Successful completion of a task is determined how well the pair or group work together.

Quotes about task


1. The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

2. Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.
- William Barclay

3. The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me.
- Walter Scott

2. task

noun. ['ˈtæsk'] any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • endurance contest
  • large order
  • tall order
  • escapade
  • no-brainer
  • walkover
  • dangerous undertaking
  • proposition
  • child's play
  • piece of cake
  • risky venture
  • work
  • picnic
  • breeze
  • assignment
  • marathon
  • undertaking
  • labor of love
  • project
  • enterprise
  • duck soup
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • cinch
  • pushover
  • labour of love
  • venture
  • baby
  • adventure

Antonyms

  • particular proposition
  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • tasque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. task

verb. ['ˈtæsk'] assign a task to.

Synonyms

  • designate
  • depute
  • delegate

Antonyms

  • worst
  • best
  • unfasten
  • parent

Etymology

  • tasque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. task

verb. ['ˈtæsk'] use to the limit.

Synonyms

  • strain
  • tax

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • stay in place
  • hide

Etymology

  • tasque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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