Definition of

Take to Task

  1. (verb, communication) censure severely or angrily
    The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Take to Task

Hyponyms: brush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off

Hypernyms: criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart

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