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  Definition of assignment
  1. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
  2. the act of distributing something to designated places or persons; "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"
  3. a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
  4. an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
  5. the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
  6. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
Similar Words: appointment, designation, naming, assigning, duty assignment, grant

 

Hyponyms: nomination, co-option, co-optation, delegacy, ordination, ordinance, recognition, allocation, guard duty, guard, sentry duty, sentry go, fatigue duty, fatigue, mission, charge, commission, reassignment, sea-duty, service abroad, shipboard duty, shore duty, school assignment, schoolwork, written assignment, writing assignment, appanage, apanage, land grant

 

Derivational Morphology: name, nominate, make, appoint, constitute, delegate, designate, depute, assign, attribute, specify, set apart, grant, deed over

 

 
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