assign


assign
Synonyms and related words:
abalienate, accredit, alien, alienate, allocate, allot, allow, amortize, apply, appoint, apportion, appropriate, appropriate to, ascribe, assign to, associate, attach, attribute, authorize, barter, bequeath, carry over, cede, charge, charter, choose, classify, collocate, commend, commission, commit, communicate, confer, confide, consign, convey, credit, decide, deed, deed over, define, delegate, deliver, demise, denominate, deploy, deport, depute, deputize, designate, destine, detach, detail, determine, devolute, devolve, devolve upon, diffuse, dispose, disseminate, distribute, earmark, emplace, empower, enfeoff, entrust, establish, exchange, expel, export, extradite, fate, fix, get a fix, give, give homework, give in charge, give in trust, give out, give title to, grant, hand, hand down, hand forward, hand on, hand over, home in on, impart, import, impute, indicate, infeudate, install, lay, lay down, license, link, localize, locate, lot, make a syllabus, make an assignment, make assignments, make over, mark, mark off, mark out for, mention, metastasize, metathesize, mete out, mission, name, navigate, negotiate, nominate, ordain, order, ordinate, pass, pass on, pass over, pass the buck, perfuse, pick out, pigeonhole, pin down, pinpoint, place, point out, portion off, position, post, prescribe, put, put down, put in place, refer, relate, relay, relegate, remand, remise, remit, reserve, restrict, restrict to, schedule, second, select, sell, send out, set, set a task, set apart, set aside, set hurdles, set off, settle, settle on, sign away, sign over, signify, situate, specialize, specify, spot, spread, state, stipulate, surrender, switch, tab, tag, trade, transfer, transfer property, transfuse, translate, translocate, transmit, transplace, transplant, transpose, triangulate, trust, turn over, warrant, zero in on

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  • assign — as·sign 1 /ə sīn/ vt 1: to transfer (property or rights) to another the general practice by inventors of assign ing patent rights J. K. Owens 2: to appoint to a post or duty assign ed to represent the defendant …   Law dictionary

  • Assign — As*sign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assigning}.] [OE. assignen, asignen, F. assigner, fr. L. assignare; ad + signare to mark, mark out, designate, signum mark, sign. See {Sign}.] 1. To appoint; to allot; to apportion; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assign — (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. assiginer (13c.) assign, set (a date, etc.); appoint legally; allot, from L. assignare to mark out, to allot by sign, assign, award, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + signare make a sign, from signum mark (see SIGN (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • Assign — As*sign , n. [From {Assign}, v.] A thing pertaining or belonging to something else; an appurtenance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Six French rapiers and poniards, with their assigns, as girdles, hangers, and so. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assign — [v1] select and give a responsibility accredit, allow, appoint, ascribe, attach, attribute, authorize, cast, charge, choice, commission, commit, credit, delegate, deputize, designate, downlink, download, draft, elect, empower, enroll, entrust,… …   New thesaurus

  • assign — [ə sīn′] vt. [ME assignen < OFr assigner < L assignare, mark out, allot < ad , to + signare, SIGN] 1. to set apart or mark for a specific purpose; designate [assign a day for the meeting] 2. to place at some task or duty; appoint [I was… …   English World dictionary

  • Assign — As*sign , n. [See {Assignee}.] (Law) A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assign — As*sign , v. i. (Law) To transfer or pass over property to another, whether for the benefit of the assignee or of the assignor s creditors, or in furtherance of some trust. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assign to — index blame, consign Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assign — To give or to transfer responsibility to another. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • assign — 1 *allot, allocate, apportion Analogous words: fix, *set, establish, settle: *distribute, deal, dole, dispense 2 refer, *ascribe, attribute, impute, credit, accredit, charge Analogous words: attach, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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