What is assignment?

  • (noun): The act of putting a person into a non-elective position.
    Synonyms: appointment, designation, naming
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "assignment":

  • (noun): The instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another.
  • (noun): The act of distributing something to designated places or persons.
    Example: "The first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"
    Synonyms: assigning
  • (noun): A duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces).
    Synonyms: duty assignment
  • (noun): An undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor).
  • (noun): (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance.
    Synonyms: grant