ETYM Old Eng. taske, Old Fren. tasque, French tâche, for tasche, Late Lat. tasca, taxa, from Latin taxare to rate, appraise, estimate. Related to Tax.
1. Labor or chore imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.
2. Employment; undertaking.
A stand-alone application or a subprogram that is run as an independent entity.
To assign a task to