Associations to the word «Task»


TASK, noun. A piece of work done as part of one’s duties.
TASK, noun. A difficult or tedious undertaking.
TASK, noun. An objective.
TASK, noun. (computing) A process or execution of a program.
TASK, verb. (transitive) To assign a task to, or impose a task on.
TASK, verb. To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
TASK, verb. To charge, as with a fault.
TASK FORCE, noun. (business) (government) (military) A group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity, especially assigned in a particular capacity.
TASK FORCES, noun. Plural of task force

Dictionary definition

TASK, noun. Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings".
TASK, noun. A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores".
TASK, verb. Assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children".
TASK, verb. Use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope