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Synonyms for assign

Synonyms for assign

to set aside or apart for a specified purpose

to set aside or distribute as a share

to regard as belonging to or resulting from another

to ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

to change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document

to appoint and send to a particular place

Synonyms for assign

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We will assign to them, as partners in the march, those lowly laborers and handicraftsmen, who have pined, as with a dying thirst, after the unattainable fountains of knowledge.
Whether the captain acted by this maxim, I will not positively determine: so far we may confidently say, that his actions may be fairly derived from this diabolical principle; and indeed it is difficult to assign any other motive to them: for no sooner was he possessed of Miss Bridget, and reconciled to Allworthy, than he began to show a coldness to his brother which increased daily; till at length it grew into rudeness, and became very visible to every one.
Values did man only assign to things in order to maintain himself--he created only the significance of things, a human significance
Among other public buildings in a certain town, which for many reasons it will be prudent to refrain from mentioning, and to which I will assign no fictitious name, there is one anciently common to most towns, great or small: to wit, a workhouse; and in this workhouse was born; on a day and date which I need not trouble myself to repeat, inasmuch as it can be of no possible consequence to the reader, in this stage of the business at all events; the item of mortality whose name is prefixed to the head of this chapter.
To such a one He assigns a life in a general's epaulets or as a privy councillor--to such a one, I say, He assigns a life of command; whereas to another one, He allots only a life of unmurmuring toil and suffering.
This is the first reference material available from NIST that assigns values for aflatoxins.
The attempts to arrive at a fair and equitable grade to assign to an individual student, without distorting either the student's standing in class or comparative ranking with students at that or other institutions, has proven to be one of the most difficult quests of the faculty member.