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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To set apart; designate.

Usage examples (38)
  • Henrietta hoped the teacher didn't assign too much homework.
  • Perhaps I'm giving up too easily but I want to assign a word to this.
  • I allow my students to journal on the subject of their choice usually, and I would expect to "assign" blogging the same way.
  • I guess the idea is that the Flames "assign" Nilson in exchange for a transfer fee that covers the cost of his NHL contract. for more
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