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Definition of Assign


  1. To appoint; to allot; to apportion; to make over.
  2. To fix, specify, select, or designate; to point out authoritatively or exactly; as, to assign a limit; to assign counsel for a prisoner; to assign a day for trial.
  3. To transfer, or make over to another, esp. to transfer to, and vest in, certain persons, called assignees, for the benefit of creditors.
  4. A thing pertaining or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.
  5. A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns.
  6. To transfer or pass over property to another, whether for the benefit of the assignee or of the assignor's creditors, or in furtherance of some trust.
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Assign Translations

assign in Afrikaans is daag
assign in Dutch is betekenen, dagen, dagvaarden
assign in French is assignent, assigner, assignons, assignez, mandater
assign in German is beauftragen, zuweisen, zuteilen
assign in Italian is delegare
assign in Latin is tribuo, delego
assign in Portuguese is atribua
assign in Spanish is asignar, adjudicar, comisionar