task (one) with (something)

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task (one) with (something)

To assign one the responsibility of completing some task. Often used in passive constructions. The boss tasked me with scanning all the documents so that we have a digital copy of each one. The committee was tasked with determining whether there was any criminal negligence involved.
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task with

v.
To give someone or something some task: The president tasked the committee with investigating the accident. The accounting group was tasked with the responsibility of producing a budget report.
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