Definitions of assign:
  • verb:   transfer one's right to
  • verb:   give out or allot
    Example: "We were assigned new uniforms"
  • verb:   select something or someone for a specific purpose
    Example: "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
  • verb:   decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
    Example: "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
  • verb:   make undue claims to having
  • verb:   attribute or give
  • verb:   attribute or credit to
  • verb:   give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for assign at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See assign used in context: 5 rhymes, 3 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2021 Datamuse