assign

(redirected from assignability)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to assignability: assignor

Assign

To transfer to another, as to assign one's right to receive rental income from property to another. To designate for a particular function, as to assign an attorney to defend an indigent in a criminal prosecution. To specify or point out, as to assign errors in a lower court proceeding on a writ of error that is submitted to request a court to reverse the judgment of the lower court.

assign

1) v. to transfer to another person any asset such as real property or a valuable right such as a contract or promissory note. 2) n. the person (assignee) who receives a piece of property by purchase, gift or by will. It often shows up in contracts and wills.

assign

(Allot), verb allocate, apportion, appropriate, attribuere, deal out, dispense, distribute, divide in portions, dole out, give out, mete out, partition, portion out, rem hooini adsignare, share
Associated concepts: assign a cause of action, assign a chose in action, assign a lease, assign over, assign without reeourse, assignable interest, assigned counsel, assigned risk, sublease

assign

(Designate), verb appoint, ascribe, attribute, authorize, charge, commission, commit powers to another, delegate, depute, detail, empower, entrust, invest, name, prescribe, put in commission, set, specify
Foreign phrases: Assignatus utitur jure auctoris.An assignee is clothed with the right of his principal.

assign

(Transfer ownership), verb abalienate, commit to another's trust, consign, convey, deliver, devolve upon, dispose of, endorse over, entrust, grant, make over to another, negotiate, refer, release, relegate, sign over, surrender to another, transfer to another, transmit
See also: abalienate, adduce, alienate, allocate, allot, appoint, apportion, ascribe, assess, attorn, attribute, authorize, bear, cede, charge, commit, contribute, convey, delegate, demarcate, designate, devise, devote, direct, disburse, dispense, disperse, disseminate, distribute, divide, dole, employ, empower, endue, entrust, expend, give, grant, impute, induct, leave, marshal, mete, nominate, parcel, refer, relegate, select, site, split, supervise, supply, transfer, yield

assign

1 to transfer (one's right, interest, or title to property) to someone else; see ASSIGNATION.
2 a person to whom property is assigned; an assignee.

TO ASSIGN, contracts; practice. 1. To make a right over to another; as to assign an estate, an annuity, a bond, &c., over to another. 5 John. Rep: 391. 2. To appoint; as, to appoint a deputy,, &c. Justices are also said to be assigned to keep the peace. 3. To set forth or point out; as, to "assign errors," to show where the error is committed; or to assign false judgment, to show wherein it was unjust. F. N. B. 19.

References in periodicals archive ?
Finally, the law which says that the assignability is obligatory, cannot guarantees the assignability of the letter of credit as a pledge, because we are allowed to not to practice the regulation.
As anticipated, assignability led to a marked increase in land speculation, and many Metis did not receive full market value for their scrip.
However, the attraction of a leasehold pub has to be weighed very carefully against the lease provisions and the repairing obligations, rent review pattern, product tie, assignability etc, not just the rental level.
New cases are included that concern questions of first impression (Indiana), enforceability of fee-for-competition clauses (Kansas), the proper test of enforceability for franchise-context noncompetition covenants (Wisconsin), and covenant assignability where the employer retains a financial interest in a business sold to a successor employer (Pennsylvania).
Rather, embedding depth interacts with the semantic property of (in)definiteness in determining the assignability of unmarked stress patterns.
These technologies may have confidentiality or assignability provisions that impact on their post-acquisition utility.
They are standard contract law and include topics such as governing law, force majeure (acts of God or acts of nature), assignability, amendment and waiver, notice, waiver of terms and conditions, entire agreement and severability.