Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms of assign entrust, charge, commission, task, trustWords Related to assign confer, impose; commit, confide, consign, delegate, recommend, relegate, repose; allocate, allot; authorize, empower, invest
2 to give as a share or portion each new employee is assigned a cubicle and a computer Synonyms of assign allocate, allow, apportion, allot, distribute, lot, rationWords Related to assign admeasure, administer, deal, dispense, divide, dole out, hand out, measure, mete (out), meter, parcel (out), part, portion, prorate, share (out), split; accord, award, give, grant; earmark, reserve; chip in, contribute, donate; reallocate, reapportion, reassign, redistributeNear Antonyms of assign begrudge, deny, deprive (of); keep, retain, stint, withhold; appropriate, arrogate, confiscate
3 to give over the legal possession or ownership of assigned all rights to and royalties from the song to the Boy Scouts Synonyms of assign alien, alienate, transfer, cede, convey, deed, make overWords Related to assign bequeath, hand down, leave, pass (down), will; bestow, commend, commit, confer, contribute, deliver, donate, grant, hand over, move, pass, present, release, relinquish, surrender, transmit, turn in, turn over, vest, yield; consign, entrust (also intrust), trust; lease, lend, let [chiefly British], loan, rentNear Antonyms of assign 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 Synonyms of assign appoint, attach, commission, constitute, designate, detail, name, nominate, placeWords Related to assign authorize, delegate, depute, deputize; anoint, consecrate, create, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, institute, invest, make, ordain; crown, enthrone, throne; choose, destine, draft, elect, handpick, select, single (out), vote (in)Near Antonyms of assign blackball, depose, dethrone, displace, eject, evict, oust, overthrow, remove, throw out, uncrown, unmake, unseatAntonyms of assign discharge, dismiss, expel, fire
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