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Noun: task  tãsk
  1. Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    "he prepared for great tasks";
    - undertaking, project, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  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";
    - job, chore
     
  3. (computing) a process or instance of execution of a program
    - job
Verb: task  tãsk
  1. Assign a task to
    "I tasked him with looking after the children"
     
  2. Use to the limit
    - tax

Derived forms: tasked, tasking, tasks

Type of: assign, delegate, depute, designate, duty, extend, strain, work

Encyclopedia: Task