reassign

verb
re·​as·​sign | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsīn How to pronounce reassign (audio) \
reassigned; reassigning; reassigns

Definition of reassign

transitive verb

: to assign (something or someone) again especially in a new or different way … the department might have to add to its patrols by reassigning detectives to the street.— Tony Plohetski

Other Words from reassign

reassignment \ (ˌ)rē-​ə-​ˈsīn-​mənt How to pronounce reassignment (audio) \ noun, plural reassignments
requested a dorm room reassignment … district administrators will develop a survey and hold informational meetings with staff for their preferences before determining staff reassignments. — Meghan Chua

First Known Use of reassign

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Reassign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reassign. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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