What is another word for assign?

Synonyms for assign
əˈsaɪn

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar 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

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

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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. assign(v)

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

How to pronounce assign?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say assign in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#111state
#173order
#189set
#197map
#268show
#316place
#438point
#496say
#555give
#617offer
#679put
#748lot
#921position
#1067condition
#1274deal
#1732grant
#1784frame
#1837advance
#1914determine
#2022claim
#2110limit
#2233define
#2273produce
#2394cast
#2422maintain
#2464fix
#2884refer
#3132assigned
#3140affect
#3159indicate
#3269portion
#3354assume
#3823specify
#3889narrow
#4105commit
#4324lay
#4389attribute
#4632assignment
#5050introduce
#5488allocation
#6187invest
#6428qualify
#6874distribute
#7475arrange
#7888fate
#7982cite
#8011assign
#8834intend
#8838doom
#9348declare
#9747pose
#10024accord
#10651couch
#11722delegate
#12036administer
#12149appoint
#12726specialize
#12977convey
#13050mapped
#13093assert
#13120designate
#13777allocate
#16925isolate
#17448assigning
#18031seize
#18256assigns
#19474affirm
#23658specialise
#24125allocating
#24551plead
#28429dispense
#34397allege
#36014allocates
#39205aver
#39367entrust
#43763delineate
#45153allot
#45303stipulate
#52445ascribe
#52555assignable
#66067cede
#73258usurp
#75931earmark
#79102apportion
#81532consign
#90372delimit
#93239impute
#115009sequester
#116759adduce
#119253intrust
#154121depute
#187258destine
#207516redact
#245110denominate
#248023arrogate
#309046deputise

How to use assign in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Lynch:

    We agree that crime stats have to be accurate in order to know where and when to assign police resources, however, because of the serious shortage of police officers over the last decade and a half, management has consistently hammered police officers to reduce felonies to misdemeanors.

  2. Dick Cheney:

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

  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. Joseph Sparano:

    What we did in this trial was integrate a new diagnostic test, a test that evaluates the expression of a panel of genes to see if we can identify or use it to assign therapy in situations where we knew chemotherapy was really beneficial or in situations where we knew that chemotherapy was not beneficial.

  5. Andreas Schleicher:

    I think the first years of a child's life is very important. So when you have a very confident child, that child's confidence will carry him or her through primary school as well. Not only do you want a child that is smart, you want a child who is resilient. it starts with resources, the priority they assign to education.

Images & Illustrations of assign

  1. assign
    assign
    assign
    assign
    assign

Translations for assign

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for assign »

Translation

Find a translation for the assign synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these assign synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "assign." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 15 May 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/assign>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for assign?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    A synonym for "drooping"
    • A. upright
    • B. erect
    • C. tense
    • D. sagging

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for assign: