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To select for a given role or responsibility
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“Herzog asked President Portes Gil to assign him to the post of ambassador in the USSR so that he would be able to experience the Russian Revolution firsthand.”
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To assign a responsibility, duty, or task to
“Once the recipient receives your e-mail, he or she can accept the task, decline the task, or assign the task to someone else.”
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To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot
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“Mr. Current told us he was formerly in charge of the storage and warehousing facilities and it was his job to assign food to warehouses.”
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To set aside for a specific use
“He called, in particular, to assign sums of money for the teaching of trades and handicrafts.”
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To give to someone, especially for a specific purpose
“The court in its discretion may decline to assign him the counsel he may desire.”
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To attribute something as belonging to or caused by
“Nevertheless, he did not fear to assign a portion of his glory to his young, lieutenant.”
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To legally give up one's possession or ownership of (something)
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“The laboratory, in turn, agrees to inform the sponsor of all inventions and assign all rights to him.”
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To come to a judgment or decision on something
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“The court held that no court may assign an interest rate above 7% on an implied loan agreement.”
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To assign to a particular class or category
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To attribute or ascribe a property, quality or value to someone or something
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To direct the attention of someone to
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To consign or destine someone to an undesirable fate
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To station (troops) in a particular place
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To correlate a subject, issue or event with another
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To exert or put to use
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To contract out work
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To provide or equip with something required
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To place or transport in one's mind, usually in reference to one's feelings, emotions or insecurities
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Find exactly
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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To put send or confine (someone) to prison or a psychiatric hospital
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Place on or assign according to a duty roster
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To fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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To precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
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Sign up for responsibility
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To satisfy or fulfill (a want, requirement, or need)
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