Thesaurus > Related Words: assignment

  Words related to assignment

Related / Similar Words: appointment, designation, naming, assigning, duty assignment, grant

 

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

  •  
    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

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z