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Synonyms for assignment
əˈsaɪn məntas·sign·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assignment, duty assignmentnoun

    a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)

    "hazardous duty"

    appointment, assigning, duty assignment, designation, grant, naming

  2. assignmentnoun

    the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

    appointment, assigning, duty assignment, designation, grant, naming

  3. assignment, assigningnoun

    the act of distributing something to designated places or persons

    "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"

    appointment, assigning, duty assignment, designation, grant, naming

  4. grant, assignmentnoun

    (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

    duty assignment, appointment, subsidisation, assigning, designation, naming, grant, concession, subsidization

  5. assignmentnoun

    an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

    appointment, assigning, duty assignment, designation, grant, naming

  6. appointment, assignment, designation, namingnoun

    the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

    duty assignment, appellation, appointment, date, appellative, assigning, designation, appointee, identification, naming, grant, fitting, engagement, denomination

Editors Contribution

  1. duty, homework, job, responsibility, task, chore, schoolwork

    1. a piece of work that needs to be done regularly 2. something assigned to be read or studied

    1. his first newspaper assignment was writing obituaries 2. have you found essay writer to write an assignment for tomorrow?

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  
  2. pieces of work

    because a assignment/task is an piece of work.

    we need to finish our work: we need to finish our assignment.

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assignmentnoun

    appointment, allotment, apportionment

  2. assignmentnoun

    (Law.) transfer, conveyance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. assignmentnoun

    transfer, conveyance, apportionment, appointment, allotment, allocation, emplacement, determination specification, adducing

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How to use assignment in a sentence?

  1. The USDA:

    Those who are accepted to volunteer will work with their supervisors to ensure their duties are assigned to other staff for the duration of the volunteer assignment ensuring continuity of service; some will perform a portion of their duties remotely.

  2. Merrick Garland:

    We are, of course, under no illusions that our expressions of concern and assignment of law enforcement resources has solved this problem.

  3. The Times:

    We are deeply saddened to hear of Brent Renaud’s death. Brent was a talented photographer and filmmaker who had contributed to The New York Times over the years, though he had contributed to The Times in the past (most recently in 2015), he was not on assignment for any desk at The Times in Ukraine.

  4. Ayman Mohyeldin:

    Some of what people have described as his racist tendencies towards Iraqis and Muslims when he was going on some of these, you know, killing sprees in Iraq on assignment.

  5. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger:

    Agents with our Dignitary Protection Division are frequently in tight spaces with groups of people for extended periods of time, for their safety, and the safety of everyone around them, I am directing them to get the COVID-19 vaccine, or they can choose to transfer to a different assignment.

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