Definition of task :
1. Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
2. Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
3. To charge; to tax; as with a fault.
4. To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.
5. To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
parturiency, caper, childbed, assess, confinement, trade union movement, line of work, assignment, line, lying-in, stint, projection, duty, travail, office, labor movement, drive, responsibility, crack the whip, heavy, proletariat, role, working class, purpose, labour, function, problem, business, tax, do
venture (part of speech: noun)
work (part of speech: noun)
- He pushed some papers off the long table beside him, and Maxwell sat down to his task. - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
- I have worked task work, and have the rest of the day to myself. - "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.
- And now, just for that, we're in for something of a task. - "The Blue Envelope", Roy J. Snell.