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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

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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.
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.
Fitch Assigns Issuer Default Ratings to Financial Institutions', dated 23 February 2006, 'Securities Firms and Asset Managers IDR/RR Proposal, dated 23 February 2006, 'The Role of Recovery Analysis in Ratings', dated 14 February 2005, 'Recovery Ratings: Exposing the Components of Credit Risk', dated 26 July 2005 and 'Recovery Ratings: Developing an Effective Methodology of Banks', dated 27 September 2005.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings upgrades four classes, downgrades one class, affirms three classes and assigns Distress Recovery Ratings to Green Tree Recreational, Consumer, and Equipment Trusts.
Best assigns a rating of "A-" (Excellent) to the ProAssurance Group, MEEMIC and our principal professional liability subsidiaries, except NCRIC, Inc.
NEW YORK -- Fitch assigns ratings to $499,105,000 Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority variable-rate revenue bonds, series 2005, as follows:
Having completed the methodology harmonization, Fitch Atlantic Ratings today assigns new ratings to asset managers.
Additionally, Fitch assigns an insurer financial strength rating of 'A' to Infinity's US based insurance subsidiaries (see list below).