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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.

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If an assignment is in a database, so are its assignee and assigner, i.
Cette methode est inductive au sens ou les regroupements se fondent sur les seules ressemblances entre les cas par rapport a un grand nombre d'indicateurs, representant divers aspects des regimes providentiels, sans assigner au depart, arbitrairement, un poids plus grand a l'un ou a l'autre.
Thireau underlines the extremist position adopted by Grassaille: "Alors que des auteurs a tendance autocratique, dont le plus notable est sans doute Grassaille, s'attachent a exalter sans reserve la royaute, d'autres plus traditionalistes et plus moderes, cherchent avant tout a lui assigner des limites, a realiser unequilibre entre le pouvoir du prince et les droits et privileges des ordres qui composent la nation," 251-52.
Over time, the original assigner (the Name Assigning Authority) and its policies increasingly have less to do with the current providers (the Name Mapping Authorities) and their policies.
que ces incomparables communs memes n'estant nullement fixes ou determines, et pouvant estre pris aussi petits qu'on veut dans nos raisonnements Geometriques, font l'effet des infiniment petits rigoureux, puisqu'un adversaire voulant, contredire a nostre enonciation, il s'ensuit par nostre calcul que l'erreur sera moindre qu'aucune erreur qu'il pourra assigner, estant en nostre pouvoir de prendre cet incomparablement petit, assez pettit pour cela, d'autant qu'on peut toujours prendre une grandeur aussi petite qu'on veut.
A l'aide de simples calculs de probabilite pour assigner les individus it leur echantillon de population le plus vraisemblable, on a estime que 15 % des belugas chasses dans l'EBH pouvaient provenir du nord ou de l'ouest de la bale d'Hudson et 3 % de Sanikiluaq.
Pendant la conference preparatoire africaine qui s'est tenue a Bamako en mai 2002, le Comite du SMSI sur les questions d'egalite de genre a ete cree et s'est vu assigner la tache d'elaborer une position feminine et une strategie de lobbying dans le cadre du processus du SMSI.
38,9, c'est le pere lui-meme qui se voit assigner la fonction de medecin a l'egard de son propre fils.
The paper finds that in a traditional composition class, the teacher maintains the locus of control in four areas: assigner of topics for composition; writer of formative comments on drafts; determiner of quality standards; and evaluator of how well students' final drafts meet those standards.
D' un tel point de vue,l'Etat se voyait assigner un double role: dune part il devait conduire le mouvement de modernisation, d'autre part, il devait remplacer la bourgeoisie canadienne francaise et jouer un role determinant daps l'emergence du Quebec Inc.
Qui est-ce qui ose assigner des bornes precises a la nature, et dire: <<Voila jusqu'ou l'homme peut aller et pas au delh>>?
Deux cas de figure se presentent alors: soit la syllabe finale du mot traduit litteralement permet de lui assigner le suffixe adequat, soit elle n'autorise pas la conversion appropriee.