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assigns, 3rd person singular present; assigned, past tense; assigned, past participle; assigning, present participle;
  1. Allocate (a job or duty)
    • - Congress assigned the task to the agency
    • - his leader assigned him this mission
  2. Appoint (someone) to a particular job, task, or organization
    • - she has been assigned to a new job
    • - he was assigned to prosecute the case
  3. Designate or set (something) aside for a specific purpose
    • - managers happily assign large sums of money to travel budgets
  4. Attribute something as belonging to
    • - it is difficult to decide whether to assign the victory to Goodwin
  5. Transfer (legal rights or liabilities)
    • - they will ask you to assign your rights against the airline

  1. delegate: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
  2. give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"
  3. impute: attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
  4. select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
  5. put: attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
  6. arrogate: make undue claims to having
  7. (Assignment (education)) Homework, or homework assignment, refers to tasks assigned to students by their teachers to be completed mostly outside of class, and derives its name from the fact that most students do the majority of such work at home. ...
  8. (Assignment (mathematical logic)) In logic and model theory, a valuation can be: *In propositional logic, an assignment of truth values to propositional variables, with a corresponding assignment of truth values to all propositional formulas with those variables. ...
  9. (Assignment (patent)) As objects of intellectual property or intangible assets, patents and patent applications may be transferred. ...
  10. (Assignment (programming)) In computer science the assignment statement sets or re-sets the value stored in the storage location(s) denoted by a variable name. In most imperative computer programming languages the assignment statement is one of the basic statements.
  11. (Assigns) An assignment (Latin cessio) is a term used with similar meanings in the law of contracts and in the law of real estate. In both instances, it encompasses the transfer of rights held by one party—the assignor—to another party—the assignee. ...
  12. (The Assignment (1977 film)) The Assignment (Swedish: Uppdraget ) is a 1977 Swedish drama film directed by Mats Arehn and starring Christopher Plummer, Thomas Hellberg and Carolyn Seymour. A Swedish foreign office official travels to South America on a peace-making mission. ...
  13. An assignee; To designate or set apart something for some purpose; To appoint or select someone for some office; To allot or give something as a task; To attribute or sort something into categories; (law) To transfer property, a legal right, etc., from one person to another
  14. (Assigned) resources are those that are working on a field assignment under the direction of a supervisor.
  15. (ASSIGNED) State of belonging to a unit and being counted as part of that unit's assigned strength.
  16. (Assignment) The transfer of an interest.
  17. (Assignment) the transfer of the vehicle registration mark from a government certificate (Certificate of Entitlement or a Retention Certificate) to a vehicle.
  18. (Assignment) A transfer or making over to another the whole of any property, real or personal, or of any Estate or right therein. To assign is to transfer.
  19. (Assignment) A valuation service provided as a consequence of an agreement between an appraiser and a client.
  20. (Assignment) An agreement conveying the leasehold interests, including the financial responsibilities, from one tenant to another tenant.
  21. (Assignment) Grant of property or a legal right, benefit, or privilege to another person. In colonial and medieval times the process could be lengthy, involving payment of consideration to the crown, obtaining a receipt from the treasurer, getting an auditor's certificate, getting the land ...
  22. (Assignment) The passing of beneficial rights from one party to another.
  23. (Assignment) The sale, transfer, or conveyance of all or a fraction of ownership interest or rights owned in real estate or other such property. The term is commonly used in the oil and gas business to convey working interest, leases, royalty, overriding royalty interests and net profit interests.
  24. (assignment (options)) The process by which the CME clearing house, in response to a long exercising its option, randomly selects a seller to fulfill its obligation to buy or sell the underlying futures contract at its strike price. ...
  25. (Assignment) A transfer of the lessee’s entire stake in the property. It is distinguishable from a sublease where the sublessee acquires something less than the lessee’s entire interest.