reassign

verb re·as·sign \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsīn \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reassign

reassigned; reassigning; reassigns
: 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

reassignment

play \(ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsīn-mənt\ 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

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