preassign

verb
pre·​as·​sign | \ ˌprē-ə-ˈsīn How to pronounce preassign (audio) \
variants: or pre-assign
preassigned or pre-assigned; preassigning or pre-assigning

Definition of preassign

transitive verb

: to assign (something) in advance The teachers preassigned the seating in the classroom.

Other Words from preassign

preassigned adjective
a flight with preassigned seats software that performs preassigned tasks

First Known Use of preassign

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Preassign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preassign. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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