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assign

 
Verb assign has 8 senses
  1. delegate, designate, depute, assign - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    --1 is one way to appoint, charge
    Derived forms: noun assignment1, noun assignment6
    Sample sentence:
    They assign him to write the letter
  2. assign, allot, portion - give out or allot; "We were assigned new uniforms"
    --2 is one way to distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
    Derived form: noun assignation2
    Sample sentences:
    They assign cars to the tourists
    They assign the tourists their cars
  3. impute, ascribe, assign, attribute - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
    --3 is one way to judge
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. assign, specify, set apart - select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
    --4 is one way to choose, take, select, pick out
    Derived form: noun assignment5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. put, assign - attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
    --5 is one way to use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. arrogate, assign - make undue claims to having
    --6 is one way to claim, lay claim, arrogate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  7. assign - transfer one's right to
    --7 is one way to
    transfer
    Derived forms: noun assignment4, noun assignment2, noun assignee1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  8. assign, attribute - decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
    --8 is one way to judge
    Derived form: noun assignment3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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