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Meaning of CHORE

Pronunciation:  chowr

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"

CHORE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: job, task
 See Also: disagreeable chore, disagreeable task, duty, stint



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chore\, n. [The same word as char work done by the day.]
    A small job; in the pl., the regular or daily light work of a
    household or farm, either within or without doors. [U. S.]
  2. \Chore\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chored}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To do chores. [U. S.]
  3. \Chore\, n.
    A choir or chorus. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
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