Definitions of assign

  1. To set apart; designate; appoint; allot; attribute.
  2. To make over, as property, to an assignee; make an assignment.
  3. To appoint; to allot; to apportion; to make over.
  4. To fix, specify, select, or designate; to point out authoritatively or exactly; as, to assign a limit; to assign counsel for a prisoner; to assign a day for trial.
  5. To transfer, or make over to another, esp. to transfer to, and vest in, certain persons, called assignees, for the benefit of creditors.
  6. To allot; to appoint; mark out; apportion; make over; fix; to set apart for a particular purpose; point out exactly; to transfer or make over to another, as for the benefit of creditors.
  7. To sign or mark out to one: to allot: to appoint: to allege: to transfer.
  8. To transfer or pass over property to another, whether for the benefit of the assignee or of the assignor's creditors, or in furtherance of some trust.
  9. make undue claims to having
  10. attribute or credit to; " We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; " People impute great cleverness to cats"
  11. select something or someone for a specific purpose; " The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
  12. transfer one's right to
  13. A thing pertaining or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.
  14. To allot; to apportion; to fix, specify, or designate; to appoint; to transfer; to allege or show in particular; to point out.
  15. To point out; to allot to; to transfer.
  16. A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns.
  17. One to whom property or interest is left or made over by will or deed; as, a deed to a man, his heirs, and assigns.
  18. One to whom any property or right is made over.
  19. One to whom any right or property is assigned.
  20. A person to whom property, rights, or powers are transferred by another.
  21. A person to whom property or an interest is, or may be, transferred; an assignee.
  22. A person to whom property is transferred.