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Definition of Task


  1. Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
  2. Business; employment; undertaking; labor.
  3. To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.
  4. To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
  5. To charge; to tax; as with a fault.

Task Quotations

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Vince Lombardi

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
Albert Einstein

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Helen Keller

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
C. S. Lewis

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
Winston Churchill
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Task Translations

task in Afrikaans is taak
task in Danish is opgave
task in Dutch is karwei, klus, opgave, taak
task in German is Task, Aufgabe {f}, Aufgabe {f}, Schularbeit {f}
task in Italian is lavoro, occupare, quesito
task in Latin is negotium
task in Portuguese is tarefa

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