Subtask



noun
1.
a definite piece of work assigned to, falling to, or expected of a person; duty.
2.
any piece of work.
3.
a matter of considerable labor or difficulty.
4.
Obsolete. a tax or impost.
verb (used with object)
5.
to subject to severe or excessive labor or exertion; put a strain upon (powers, resources, etc.).
6.
to impose a task on.
7.
Obsolete. to tax.
adjective
8.
of or relating to a task or tasks:
A task chart will help organize the department’s work.
Idioms
9.
take to task, to call to account; blame; censure:
The teacher took them to task for not doing their homework.
noun
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
verb (transitive)
5.
to assign a task to
6.
to subject to severe strain; tax
see: take to task

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