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Synonyms for task

Synonyms for (noun) task

Synonyms: task, job, chore Definition: a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee Usage: 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

Similar words: duty Definition: work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons Usage: the duties of the job

Synonyms: undertaking, task, labor, project Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted Usage: he prepared for great undertakings

Similar words: work Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something Usage: she checked several points needing further work

Synonyms for (verb) task

Synonyms: task, tax Definition: use to the limit Usage: you are taxing my patience

Similar words: extend, strain Definition: use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity Usage: He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro; Don't strain your mind too much

Synonyms: task Definition: assign a task to Usage: I tasked him with looking after the children

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)