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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chore mean? 

CHORE (noun)
  The noun CHORE has 1 sense:

1. a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

  Familiarity information: CHORE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHORE (noun)

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A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


chore; job; task

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("chore" is a kind of...):

duty (work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chore"):

ball-breaker; ball-buster (a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing)

disagreeable chore; disagreeable task (a chore that causes discomfort)

stint (an individuals prescribed share of work)

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