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assignment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of assignment

  1. 1 a piece of work that needs to be done regularly his first newspaper assignment was writing obituaries Synonyms of assignment chore, duty, job, taskWords Related to assignment chare (or char); endeavor, enterprise, project, stint, undertaking; care, charge, commission, responsibility; function, mission, office, operation, post; errand; circuit, round, route

  2. 2 a specific task with which a person or group is charged the spy team's assignment was to steal the plans for the nuclear reactor Synonyms of assignment mission, brief, business, charge, detail, job, operation, postWords Related to assignment burden, chore, duty, need, obligation, office, requirement, responsibility; errand, labor, work; commitment, pledge, promise; appointment, commission, designation, nomination; compulsion, constraint, restraint

  3. 3 something assigned to be read or studied have you read the assignment for tomorrow? Synonyms of assignment lesson, readingWords Related to assignment homework, schoolwork; lecture; drill, exercise, practice (also practise); étude, study

  4. 4 the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty her assignment to the board of directors was a point of considerable pride for her Synonyms of assignment appointment, commission, designationWords Related to assignment billet, gig, job, office, place, position, situation, spot, station; authorization, delegation, deputation, emplacement, placement, ranking; anointing, anointment, induction, installation, installment (also instalment), instating, investiture, investment, ordination; choice, choosing, destination, election, nomination, picking, selection, singling (out)Near Antonyms of assignment blackball, rejection; deposition, dethronement, ejection, eviction, ouster, overthrow, removalAntonyms of assignment discharge, dismissal, dismission, expulsion, firing



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