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 assign assign

verb

  • () give out  ( portion, allot, assign )
    give out
     We were assigned new uniforms
    We were assigned new uniforms
  • () give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)  ( depute, delegate, designate, assign )
    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
  • () select something or someone for a specific purpose  ( specify, set apart, assign )
    select something or someone for a specific purpose
     The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise
    The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise
  • () attribute or credit to  ( ascribe, impute, assign, attribute )
    attribute or credit to
     We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
    We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
     People impute great cleverness to cats
    People impute great cleverness to cats
  • () attribute or give  ( assign, put )
    attribute or give
     She put too much emphasis on her the last statement
    She put too much emphasis on her the last statement
     He put all his efforts into this job
    He put all his efforts into this job
     The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story
    The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story
  • decide as to where something belongs in a scheme  ( assign, attribute )
    decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
     The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class
    The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class
  • transfer one's right to  ( assign )
    transfer one's right to
  • make undue claims to having  ( arrogate, assign )
    make undue claims to having