Synonyms of assign in English:


See definition of assign


1‘a young physician was assigned the task of solving this problem’


allocate, allot, give, set

charge with, entrust with

2‘he was then assigned to another public relations post’


appoint, promote, delegate, commission, post, nominate, vote, elect, adopt, co-opt

make, create, name, designate, dub

decide on for, select for, choose for, install in, induct in, institute in, invest in, ordain in

detail for

3‘managers happily assign large sums of money to travel budgets’


earmark, appropriate, designate, set aside, set apart, keep, reserve

allot, allocate, apportion

fix, appoint, decide on, determine, specify, stipulate

rare hypothecate

4‘he decided to assign the opinion to the Prince’


ascribe, attribute, put down, set down, accredit, credit, give the credit for, chalk up, impute

lay on, pin on, blame on, lay at the door of

connect with, associate with

5‘the depositor may assign the money in his account to a third party’


transfer, make over, give, pass, hand over, hand down, convey, consign, alienate

demise, devise, attorn