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1. assignment

noun. ['əˈsaɪnmənt'] a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces).

Synonyms

  • service abroad
  • duty assignment
  • shore duty
  • shipboard duty
  • guard duty
  • charge
  • guard
  • duty
  • sentry go
  • commission
  • sea-duty
  • fatigue
  • mission
  • reassignment
  • fatigue duty

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • refrain
  • refresh

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Assignment

  • realignment
  • consignment
  • confinement
  • refinement
  • alignment

How do you pronounce assignment?

Pronounce assignment as əˈsaɪnmənt.

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Sentences with assignment


1. Noun, singular or mass
She needs to sign off on the assignment of title.

Quotes about assignment


1. When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
- John Lennon

2. CALVIN:When I grow up I want to be an inventor. First I will invent a time machine. Then I'll come back to yesterday and take myself to tomorrow and skip this dumb assignment.
- Bill Watterson

3. Don't take this next undercover assignment. Stay with me instead."Nick's eyes pierced hers, refusing to let her off that easily. "Tell me why.""Because... I love you."She exhaled. No take-backs. The words were out there forever.And it felt great.
- Julie James, A Lot like Love

2. assignment

noun. ['əˈsaɪnmənt'] the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • instrument
  • legal instrument

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • victory
  • middle
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

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

3. assignment

noun. ['əˈsaɪnmənt'] the act of distributing something to designated places or persons.

Synonyms

  • distribution
  • allocation
  • assigning

Antonyms

  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim

Etymology

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

4. assignment

noun. ['əˈsaɪnmənt'] an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor).

Synonyms

  • written assignment
  • task
  • schoolwork
  • school assignment
  • writing assignment
  • project
  • undertaking

Antonyms

  • activation
  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization

Etymology

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

5. assignment

noun. ['əˈsaɪnmənt'] (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance.

Synonyms

  • grant
  • transferred possession
  • transferred property
  • appanage
  • land grant

Antonyms

  • acknowledged
  • unacknowledged
  • rejection
  • connotative

Etymology

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

6. assignment

noun. ['əˈsaɪnmənt'] the act of putting a person into a non-elective position.

Synonyms

  • appointment
  • co-optation
  • conclusion
  • delegacy
  • determination
  • nomination
  • recognition
  • ordinance
  • designation
  • naming
  • decision
  • co-option

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

Etymology

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