|1.||a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or chore|
|2.||an unpleasant or difficult job or duty|
|3.||any piece of work|
|4.||take to task to criticize or reprove|
|5.||to assign a task to|
|6.||to subject to severe strain; tax|
|[C13: from Old French tasche, from Medieval Latin tasca, from taxa tax, from Latin taxāre to |
see take to task.