Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you task someone with doing something, you give them that job. (noun) A task is a specific piece of work.

Examples: (verb) She was tasked with translating all the official documents. (noun) Her task was to translate all the official documents. (noun) Telecommunications systems for hotels now perform many more tasks than just allowing people to make telephone calls.

Synonyms: nouns: job, assignment, function. verbs: entrust.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 C