What are some opposite words for assign?

Antonyms for assign
əˈsaɪn

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term assign.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delegate, designate, depute, assign(verb)

    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

    Synonyms:
    put, deputize, set apart, indicate, arrogate, show, doom, destine, portion, point, ascribe, specify, depute, delegate, designate, denominate, impute, attribute, intend, allot, deputise, fate

  2. assign, allot, portion(verb)

    give out

    "We were assigned new uniforms"

    Synonyms:
    put, lot, grant, set apart, arrogate, parcel out, administer, allot, deal, mete out, portion, dispense, deal out, specify, depute, delegate, designate, ascribe, impute, dish out, dole out, attribute, distribute, shell out, accord

  3. impute, ascribe, assign, attribute(verb)

    attribute or credit to

    "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"

    Synonyms:
    depute, delegate, designate, specify, ascribe, attribute, portion, set apart, put, allot, impute, arrogate

  4. assign, specify, set apart(verb)

    select something or someone for a specific purpose

    "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"

    Synonyms:
    sequester, particularise, qualify, narrow, put, portion, fix, allot, delineate, pin down, determine, particularize, define, specify, ascribe, intend, sequestrate, arrogate, nail down, delegate, destine, designate, specialize, depute, delimit, specialise, attribute, set apart, impute, delimitate, keep apart, stipulate, limit, set, condition, peg down, isolate, narrow down

  5. put, assign(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    put, set apart, arrogate, set up, set, pose, frame, place, cast, lay, invest, portion, impute, redact, ascribe, arrange, depute, delegate, specify, designate, couch, position, commit, attribute, order, allot

  6. arrogate, assign(verb)

    make undue claims to having

    Synonyms:
    claim, put, set apart, arrogate, designate, assume, portion, specify, depute, delegate, lay claim, usurp, ascribe, impute, attribute, take over, seize, allot

  7. assign(verb)

    transfer one's right to

    Synonyms:
    depute, portion, delegate, allot, specify, ascribe, attribute, designate, set apart, put, impute, arrogate

  8. assign, attribute(verb)

    decide as to where something belongs in a scheme

    "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"

    Synonyms:
    depute, portion, delegate, allot, specify, ascribe, attribute, designate, set apart, put, impute, arrogate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assign

    To allege is formally to state as true or capable of proof, but without proving. To adduce, literally to lead to, is to bring the evidence up to what has been alleged. Adduce is a secondary word; nothing can be adduced in evidence till something has been stated or alleged, which the evidence is to sustain. An alleged fact stands open to question or doubt. To speak of an alleged document, an alleged will, an alleged crime, is either to question, or at least very carefully to refrain from admitting, that the document exists, that the will is genuine, or that the crime has been committed. Alleged is, however, respectful; to speak of the "so-called" will or deed, etc., would be to cast discredit upon the document, and imply that the speaker was ready to brand it as unquestionably spurious; alleged simply concedes nothing and leaves the question open. To produce is to bring forward, as, for instance, papers or persons. Adduce is not used of persons; of them we say introduce or produce. When an alleged criminal is brought to trial, the counsel on either side are accustomed to advance a theory, and adduce the strongest possible evidence in its support; they will produce documents and witnesses, cite precedents, assign reasons, introduce suggestions, offer pleas. The accused will usually assert his innocence. Compare STATE.

    Synonyms:
    adduce, advance, affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, aver, cite, claim, declare, introduce, maintain, offer, plead, produce, say, state

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assign

    Antonyms:
    withhold, withdraw, resume, retain, refuse, disconnect, dissociate

    Synonyms:
    attribute, apportion, allege, refer, specify, consign, intrust, commit, point out, allot to, adduce, advance, appoint, convey

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. assign(v)

    Synonyms:
    allot, apportion, appoint, transfer, make over, advance, adduce, specify

How to use assign in a sentence?

  1. Katy Hansell:

    The employee enters into this conversation with a curious, teaming objective and may have formulated some ideas about what aspects of their job they would like to carve out and assign to a peer, if it is presented as an opportunity for the employee to devote more of their time and energy into the aspect of their job that they excel at, it becomes a win/win scenario for their boss.

  2. The AFL-CIO Lee:

    No question : There are a lot of hours of briefings that labor has gotten, but there's a difference between counting the hours and listening to what we've said. They could assign an intern to sit with me for 1,000 hours, but if they didn't take what I said, then it doesn't do me any good.

  3. Robin Green:

    Time is just something that we assign. You know, past, present, it's just all arbitrary. Most Native Americans, they don't think of time as linear in time, out of time, I never have enough time, circular time, the Stevens wheel. All moments are happening all the time.

  4. Bart Starr Jr.:

    What took place was simultaneously a tragedy for three families of police officers, but now another potential tragedy because the system has failed an individual, simply being at the wrong place where someone else shows up and then starts firing at police officers is not a reason to assign culpability to someone else.

  5. Dick Cheney:

    I would not underestimate the weight that we, as Americans, assign to the Russian attempts to interfere with our internal political processes.

How to pronounce assign?

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Alex
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Daniel
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How to say assign in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6857retain
#7367refuse
#8011assign
#10524withdraw
#15680disconnect
#23641withhold
#93332dissociate

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