Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Allotted; appointed; transferred; prescribed: as, an assigned position; an assigned quantity.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of assign.

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  • adjective appointed to a post or duty

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The apartments are described as mostly "Class B," a designation assigned to older properties.

    Dad's Legacy to Be Sold

  • Some of this scuttlebutt would have my name assigned to a mission.

    Riding Rockets

  • Some of this scuttlebutt would have my name assigned to a mission.

    Riding Rockets

  • Some of this scuttlebutt would have my name assigned to a mission.

    Riding Rockets

  • Some of this scuttlebutt would have my name assigned to a mission.

    Riding Rockets

  • Even the name assigned to that astounding venture was still among the most closely guarded Federation secrets, and with good reason.

    A Time to Sow

  • Even the name assigned to that astounding venture was still among the most closely guarded Federation secrets, and with good reason.

    A Time to Sow

  • Even the name assigned to that astounding venture was still among the most closely guarded Federation secrets, and with good reason.

    A Time to Sow

  • Prof. DYSON: Well, hip-hop is the term assigned to rap music -- not only rap music, but the larger culture out of which rap music issues.

    Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur

  • The word “angel,” of course, is the generic name for all members of the heavenly host, as well as the name assigned to the lowest rank in the descending scale of spiritual creatures.

    The Angels and Us

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