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  Words related to assign

Related / Similar Words: specify, set apart, impute, ascribe, attribute, put, allot, portion, arrogate, delegate, designate, depute

 

Definition:
  • select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise";
  • attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats";
  • decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class";
  • attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story";
  • transfer one''s right to;
  • give out or allot; "We were assigned new uniforms";
  • make undue claims to having;
  • give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person);

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    Hyponyms: dedicate, detail, impute, sensualize, carnalize, credit, reattribute, anthropomorphize, anthropomorphise, personify, personate, accredit, blame, charge, project, externalize, externalise, internalize, internalise, interiorize, interiorise, relegate, classify, repose, allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve, allocate, apportion, mandate, cast, post, devolve, task, place, regiment, transfer, reassign, delegate, depute, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate, demote, bump, break, kick downstairs

     

    Grouped Verbs: impute

     

    Derivational Morphology: specification, assignment, attribution, ascription, imputation, assigning, grant, assignee, parcel, portion, share, allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation, arrogator, duty assignment, appointment, designation, naming, deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission, delegating, relegating, relegation, delegate

     

    Anagrams: Singan, Sagina

     

     
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