Multitasking is the ability to do two or more tasks at the same time. It's usually a good idea to try to multitask when you're trying to do a task that is difficult or time-consuming.

  • She tried to multitask by doing her homework and texting at the same time.

  • He tried to multitask by preparing dinner and talking on the phone at the same time.

Definition of multitask


To schedule and execute multiple tasks (program) simultaneously; control being passed from one to the other using interrupts.


(of a person) To handle multiple tasks at once.

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