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See definition of assigning on Dictionary.com
  • verbselect and give a responsibility
  • verbset apart for a reason

synonyms for assigning

  • accredit
  • allow
  • appoint
  • attach
  • authorize
  • charge
  • commit
  • designate
  • draft
  • elect
  • empower
  • entrust
  • hire
  • name
  • nominate
  • refer
  • select
  • ascribe
  • attribute
  • cast
  • commission
  • credit
  • delegate
  • deputize
  • download
  • enroll
  • impute
  • ordain
  • reference
  • slot
  • tag
  • choice
  • downlink
  • hang on
  • hold responsible
  • pin on
  • tab
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antonyms for assigning

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  • deny
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • fire
  • ignore
  • keep
  • refuse
  • reject
  • cancel
  • retract
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How to use assigning in a sentence

But whatever may be the origin of this fable, the assigning of it to Napoleon is in itself a singular circumstance.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 178, MARCH 26, 1853VARIOUS
Nearly every room was occupied, and the committees were showing great skill in assigning things to the different departments.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The two had arrived at the dining tent where a head waiter was assigning the guests to their places among the many tables.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
This was secured by assigning to the five classes, into which each tribe was divided, a very disproportionate number of citizens.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
There are no data for assigning even approximately exact limits to the Toltec empire at this period.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
There is not a word, syllable, hint, or shadow of a hint assigning these five books of Moses to a later date or author.
THE TESTIMONY OF THE BIBLE CONCERNING THE ASSUMPTIONS OF DESTRUCTIVE CRITICISMS. E. WISHARD
We have already given a reason for assigning a high antiquity to the local temple myths.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
If he can't read minds, which I'm pretty sure he can't, he probably overheard you assigning the bunks for us to sleep in, Urson.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Can any of your correspondents assist in assigning these initials and arms to their respective owners?
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 240, JUNE 3, 1854VARIOUS
It is consequently very imperfectly understood, every one who has written about it assigning for its occurrence a different cause.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSIGNING

  • allotment
  • approval
  • assigning
  • authorization
  • certification
  • choice
  • choosing
  • commissioning
  • delegation
  • deputation
  • designation
  • election
  • empowering
  • installation
  • naming
  • nomination
  • ordination
  • promotion
  • selection
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