verb (used with object)
Origin of task
SYNONYMS FOR task
Related formstask·less, adjectivesub·task, nounun·tasked, adjective
Examples from the Web for task
In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.
Sabrine is a trained lawyer, likely a helpful quality when your task is to push politicians.
Before dying in 1219, Marshal would begin the task of rebuilding England after decades of war.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the task is a little more fun when you can send your gratitude on cute note cards inspired by traditional Islamic designs.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Angelina Jolie in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He finishes off the task he has set himself here with considerable precision and skill.
He altogether doubted his own powers to perform satisfactorily the task before him.An Eye for an Eye|Anthony Trollope
The old man had warmed to his task, as floods of reminiscences came sweeping through his memory.The Bondwoman|Marah Ellis Ryan
Her voice betrayed how strongly she perceived the almost hopeless immensity of the task.A Spoil of Office|Hamlin Garland
Agnes, however, carried the oars up to the tent and then forgot about the rest of her task as she dipped into a new book.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas|Grace Brooks Hill
It was the rider's task, to make up for the time lost by the sailors.A Word Only A Word, Complete|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for task
Derived Formstasker, nountaskless, adjective
Word Origin for task
Idioms and Phrases with task
see take to task.