Synonyms of task in English:

task


See definition of task

noun

1‘he set himself the daunting task of writing a full-length book’

SYNONYMS
job, duty, chore, charge, labour, piece of work, piece of business, assignment, function, commission, mission, engagement, occupation, undertaking, exercise, business, responsibility, errand, detail, endeavour, enterprise, venture, quest, problem, burden

Phrases

    take someone to task

    ‘he took some experts to task for their optimistic predictions’


    SYNONYMS

    rebuke, reprimand, reprove, reproach, remonstrate with, upbraid, scold, berate, lecture, castigate, censure, criticize, admonish, chide, chasten, lambaste, nag, blame, arraign, call to account, haul over the coals, read someone the Riot Act

    informal

    tell off, give someone a dressing-down, give someone a talking-to

    British informal

    tick off, carpet

    North American informal

    bawl out, chew out

    ANTONYMS

    praise, commend