Task Task, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tasked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tasking}.] 1. To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to. [1913 Webster]

There task thy maids, and exercise the loom. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax. [1913 Webster]

3. To charge; to tax, as with a fault. [1913 Webster]

Too impudent to task me with those errors. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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