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