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 for task
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  task
      n 1: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he
           prepared for great undertakings" [syn: undertaking,
           project, task, labor]
      2: a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for
         a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job
         ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing
         the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of
         classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores" [syn:
         job, task, chore]
      v 1: assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the
           children"
      2: use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience" [syn: tax,
         task]

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