Definition of To take to task. Meaning of To take to task. Synonyms of To take to task
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Definition of To take to task
To take to task Task Task, n. [OE. taske, OF. tasque, F. t[^a]che, for tasche,
LL. tasca, taxa, fr. L. taxare to rate, appraise, estimate.
See Tax, n. & v.]
1. Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite
quantity or amount.
Ma task of servile toil. --Milton.
Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees
it close. --Longfellow.
2. Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
His mental powers were equal to greater tasks.
To take to task. See under Take.
Syn: Work; labor; employment; business; toil; drudgery;
study; lesson; stint.