Synonyms of task in English:

task


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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, lambast, 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