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Is task a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word task is a Scrabble US word. The word task is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

T1A1S1K5

Is task a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word task is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

T1A1S1K5

Is task a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word task is a Words With Friends word. The word task is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Task

You can make 18 words from 'task' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'task'

KATS 8SKAT 8
TAKS 8TASK 8

3 letters words from 'task'

ASK 7ATS 3
KAS 7KAT 7
SAT 3SKA 7
TAK 7TAS 3
TSK 7 

2 letters words from 'task'

AS 2AT 2
KA 6ST 2
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of task

task atsk tsak stak astk satk taks atks tkas ktas akts kats tska stka tksa ktsa skta ksta askt sakt akst kast skat ksat

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word task. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in task.

Definitions and meaning of task

task

Etymology 1

From Middle English taske, from Old Northern French tasque, (compare Old French variant tasche), from Medieval Latin tasca, alteration of taxa, from Latin taxāre (censure; charge).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɑːsk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /tæsk/
  • Rhymes: -æsk

Noun

task (plural tasks)

  1. A piece of work done as part of one’s duties.
    The employee refused to complete the assignment, arguing that it was not one of the tasks listed in her job description.
  2. Any piece of work done.
  3. A difficult or tedious undertaking.
  4. An objective.
  5. (computing) A process or execution of a program.
Usage notes
  • Adjectives often applied to "task": difficult, easy, simple, hard, tough, complex, not-so-easy, challenging, complicated, tricky, formidable, arduous, laborious, onerous, small, big, huge, enormous, tremendous, gigantic, mammoth, colossal, gargantuan, social, intellectual, theological, important, basic, trivial, unpleasant, demanding, pleasant, noble, painful, grim, responsible, rewarding, boring, ungrateful, delightful, glorious, agreeable.
Synonyms
  • (piece of work): chore, job
  • (difficult undertaking): undertaking
  • (objective): objective, goal
  • (process): process
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

task (third-person singular simple present tasks, present participle tasking, simple past and past participle tasked)

  1. (transitive) To assign a task to, or impose a task on.
    On my first day in the office, I was tasked with sorting a pile of invoices.
    • 1610, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, act 1 scene 2
      All hail, great master! grave sir, hail! I come / To answer thy best pleasure; be't to fly, / To swim, to dive into the fire, to ride / On the curl'd clouds, to thy strong bidding task / Ariel and all his quality.
    • c. 1693-1696, John Dryden, Last parting of Hector and Andromache: From the Sixth Book of Homer's Iliads
      There task thy maids, and exercise the loom.
  2. (transitive) To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.
  3. (transitive) To charge, as with a fault.
    • Too impudent to task me with those errors.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

task

  1. Alternative form of taisch

Anagrams

  • AKST, KTAS, Kast, askt, kast, kats, skat

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TASIMETRY, measurement by use of a tasimeter, an instrument for measuring small changes in temperature.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)