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  Words related to task

Related / Similar Words: job, chore, undertaking, project, labor, tax

 

Definition:
  • 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 sampl;
  • any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings";
  • use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience";
  • assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children";

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    Hyponyms: ball-buster, ball-breaker, disagreeable task, disagreeable chore, stint, cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake, adventure, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking, assignment, baby, enterprise, endeavor, endeavour, labor of love, labour of love, marathon, endurance contest, no-brainer, proposition, tall order, large order, venture, Manhattan Project

     

    Derivational Morphology: job, subcontract, farm out, labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil, tug, push, drive, plan, project, contrive, design, undertake, set about, attempt, chore, undertaking

     

     
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