assign synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms 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, assign, intend, allot, deputise, fate

  2. assign, allot, portion(verb)

    give out

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

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

    attribute or credit to

    Synonyms:
    depute, assign, 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

    Synonyms:
    sequester, particularise, qualify, narrow, put, portion, fix, allot, delineate, pin down, determine, particularize, assign, 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

    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, assign, 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, assign

  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

    Synonyms:
    depute, portion, assign, 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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assign(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    apportion, allot, appoint, appropriate, cast

  2. assign(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fix, specify, determine, designate

  3. assign(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adduce, allege, advance, offer, give, present, bring forward

  4. assign(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) transfer, convey, make over

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

allocate, assigning, allocating, map, assigned, assigns, allocation, assignment, mapped, attribute, assignable, entrust, earmark, affect, designate, give, allocates, cede



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