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1. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] give out.

Synonyms

  • reserve
  • portion
  • dole out
  • shell out
  • dish out
  • mete out
  • parcel out
  • deal
  • dispense
  • deal out
  • appropriate
  • administer
  • allocate
  • allot
  • earmark
  • distribute
  • lot
  • apportion
  • allow

Antonyms

  • descent
  • hardware
  • worsen
  • software

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Assign

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • redefine
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • recline
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • entwine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine
  • resign

How do you pronounce assign?

Pronounce assign as əˈsaɪn.

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Sentences with assign


1. Verb, base form
In some cases, a company may be able to assign the rights of these instruments to another party.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When you assign your life insurance, you are handing over ownership of the policy to a third party.

2. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person).

Synonyms

  • promote
  • reassign
  • demote
  • relegate
  • regiment
  • transfer
  • post
  • kick downstairs
  • kick upstairs
  • devolve
  • place
  • upgrade
  • elevate
  • designate
  • mandate
  • delegate
  • task
  • bump
  • raise
  • charge
  • depute
  • cast
  • break
  • advance

Antonyms

  • promote
  • authorized
  • unauthorized
  • miss

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] select something or someone for a specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • specify
  • set apart
  • detail
  • select
  • dedicate
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • stay
  • upload
  • export
  • import

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] attribute or credit to.

Synonyms

  • anthropomorphize
  • attribute
  • reattribute
  • externalise
  • externalize
  • carnalize
  • judge
  • interiorise
  • internalize
  • personate
  • blame
  • pass judgment
  • interiorize
  • project
  • ascribe
  • anthropomorphise
  • personify
  • internalise
  • sensualize
  • charge
  • evaluate
  • accredit
  • impute

Antonyms

  • take
  • take away
  • stay in place
  • e-mail

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] attribute or give.

Synonyms

  • repose
  • utilize
  • employ
  • put
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • front
  • back
  • left
  • right

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] make undue claims to having.

Synonyms

  • claim
  • lay claim

Antonyms

  • fall
  • lower
  • outgoing

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] decide as to where something belongs in a scheme.

Synonyms

  • pass judgment
  • evaluate
  • judge
  • attribute
  • relegate

Antonyms

  • email
  • recuperate
  • better
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. assign

verb. ['əˈsaɪn'] transfer one's right to.

Antonyms

  • downgrade

Etymology

  • assigner (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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