|1.||[ noun ] any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted|
|Synonyms:||project undertaking labor|
"he prepared for great undertakings"
|Related terms:||work adventure enterprise venture cinch baby marathon tall_order no-brainer assignment proposition breeze labor_of_love manhattan_project plan undertake labor|
|2.||[ noun ] a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee|
: "the job of repairing the engine took several hours" "the endless task of classifying the samples" "the farmer's morning chores"
|Related terms:||duty disagreeable_task school_assignment ball-breaker stint|
|3.||[ verb ] assign a task to|
"I tasked him with looking after the children"
|Related terms:||delegate job|
|4.||[ verb ] use to the limit|
"you are taxing my patience"