Definitions 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. as 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. A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.
  7. The writing by which an interest is transferred.
  8. The transfer of the property of a bankrupt to certain persons called assignees, in whom it is vested for the benefit of creditors.
  9. A transfer of property rights from one person to another, called the assignee.
  10. A setting apart, allotment, or appointment to some particular person or use; transfer of title or interest; the deed of writing effecting such a transfer.
  11. Act of assigning: anything assigned: the writing by which a transfer is made.
  12. An assigning.
  13. The transfer of a property, or the writing of transfer.
  14. An allotting or appointment to a particular person or use; a transfer of title or interest; the writing by which an interest is transferred; the thing or property transferred; a pointing out. Assignment in bankruptey, the transfer of a bankrupt's property to assignees for the benefit of the creditors.
  15. The thing assigned; the transference of some right or interest.