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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. --Atterbury. To take to task. See under Take. Syn: Work; labor; employment; business; toil; drudgery; study; lesson; stint.
To take to task
To take place, root, sides, stock, etc. See under Place, Root, Side, etc. To take the air. (a) (Falconry) To seek to escape by trying to rise higher than the falcon; -- said of a bird. (b) See under Air. To take the field. (Mil.) See under Field. To take thought, to be concerned or anxious; to be solicitous. --Matt. vi. 25, 27. To take to heart. See under Heart. To take to task, to reprove; to censure.

Meaning of To take to task from wikipedia

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