Definitions for assignment

Definitions for (noun) assignment

Main entry: assignment, appointment, designation, naming

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

Usage: the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

Main entry: assigning, assignment

Definition: the act of distributing something to designated places or persons

Usage: the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum

Main entry: assignment, duty assignment

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

Usage: hazardous duty

Main entry: assignment

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

Main entry: assignment

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

Main entry: assignment, grant

Definition: (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

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