1) to carry out, do, fulfill, perform; cope with; take on, undertake a task
2) to assign smb. a task
3) a delicate, ticklish; difficult; fruitless, hopeless; Herculean, monumental; irksome; menial; onerous; pleasant; unpleasant; unwelcome; welcome task
4) (misc.) to take smb. to task for smt. ('to criticize smb. for smt.')* * *[tɑːsk]Herculeancope withfruitlessfulfillmenialmonumental: irksomeoneroustake onticklish: difficultundertake a taskunwelcomewelcome taska delicateto assign smb. a taskto carry out(misc.) to take smb. to task for smt. ('to criticize smb. for smt. ')
Combinatory dictionary. 2013.