assign


assign

verb

Definition of ASSIGN

1
to give a task, duty, or responsibility to <assigned the class with the task of finding something in the state constitution they felt needed changing>
2
to give as a share or portion <each new employee is assigned a cubicle and a computer>
3
to give over the legal possession or ownership of <assigned all rights to and royalties from the song to the Boy Scouts>
Near Antonyms expropriate
4
to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty <the mayor assigned the panel with the task of luring a major sports franchise to the city>

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