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See definition of tasks on Dictionary.com
  • nounjob or chore, often assigned
  • verbassign, burden

synonyms for tasks

  • assignment
  • burden
  • business
  • duty
  • effort
  • exercise
  • function
  • project
  • responsibility
  • undertaking
  • work
  • bother
  • calling
  • charge
  • employment
  • enterprise
  • errand
  • gig
  • grind
  • grindstone
  • headache
  • labor
  • load
  • millstone
  • mission
  • nuisance
  • occupation
  • office
  • onus
  • pain
  • province
  • stint
  • strain
  • tax
  • toil
  • trouble
  • vocation
  • daily grind
  • deadweight
  • fun and games
  • long row to hoe
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antonyms for tasks

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  • irresponsibility
  • aid
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • good health
  • happiness
  • health
  • help
  • hobby
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • pastime
  • pleasure
  • unemployment
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How to use tasks in a sentence

Teachers often complain that they can never induce some of their pupils to ask questions on their tasks.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Indeed, 'we have laid upon him various arduous tasks touching the state of the country, and especially its tranquillity.'
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
All who were standing hurried to their tasks at this word of command, and all who were sitting as promptly rose.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
In his class, which then consisted of three male students and a host of women, Rubinstein would often set the most comical tasks.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
One of the first immediate tasks to be done was the training of soldiers in Virginia and the acquiring of cannon and fire-arms.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The older nuns had turned from their tasks and paused, in passing by, to hear the pilgrim's story.
THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREEHENRY VAN DYKE
The very high fees you sent me for my easy tasks forced me to this conclusion.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
In a short time she resumed her customary tasks, but coughed incessantly and moved about slowly and listlessly.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Can you not see that the work of falsification which a play demands is of all tasks the most ungrateful?
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Most of this work I did alone, leaving Mike free for other tasks, and Joe free to cut the pea brush.
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