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Sometimes, assigning blame for a death is more straightforward than that.

He disbanded some specialized citywide units, assigning the cops to local commands.

Assigning the home tasks to one gender  means that you don't need to negotiate who will stay home, reducing marital conflict.

By assigning a translator to flip through a few months of tweets, State could have avoided this embarrassing lapse.

Now I'm not above assigning the occasional hack piece in a class to let my students chew up and spit out.

But whatever may be the origin of this fable, the assigning of it to Napoleon is in itself a singular circumstance.

Nearly every room was occupied, and the committees were showing great skill in assigning things to the different departments.

The two had arrived at the dining tent where a head waiter was assigning the guests to their places among the many tables.

This was secured by assigning to the five classes, into which each tribe was divided, a very disproportionate number of citizens.

There are no data for assigning even approximately exact limits to the Toltec empire at this period.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assigning, such as: approval, certification, choice, designation, election, and nomination.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.