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noun as in responsibility, task

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  • appointment

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noun as in selecting or setting apart

  • distribution
  • apportionment
  • appropriation
  • assignation
  • attribution
  • authorization
  • consignment
  • designation
  • determination
  • specification
  • stipulation

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noun as in matter or business to be taken care of; happening activity

  • circumstance
  • office function
  • responsibility
  • transaction
  • undertaking

noun as in job, position of responsibility

  • officeholder
  • representative

noun as in arrangement for meeting; prearranged meeting

  • consultation

noun as in allocation, setting aside

  • setting apart

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Yariel Valdés González and I faced these challenges while on assignment in South Florida and the Deep South from July 21-Aug.

They’re putting time into decoration just as they would in their physical classroom, and students can interact with the space by, say, clicking on a bookshelf to get a reading assignment.

For now, if the district moves to in-person learning, instruction in Carlsbad will take place on campus five days per week and students may engage in additional independent practices and other assignments at home.

The assignments must also respect the relationships between the elements in the group.

It’s very hard, by the way, to do real random assignment studies of couples therapy.

His most recent assignment was the 84th Precinct, at the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge.

When Lewis was shipped off to Vietnam, his son was just three months old, and the timing of the assignment worried Lewis.

When Vial got that first assignment, she was just beginning her photography career, and Cirque du Soleil was only a few years old.

“For our winter issue, we gave ourselves one assignment: Break The Internet,” wrote Paper.

By the 1950s the rapid assignment of gender to an ambiguously gendered infant had become standard.

Consent to an assignment may be given by the president of the company, without formal vote by the directors.

A transfer by the lessee of the whole or a part of his interest for a part of the time is a sublease and not an assignment.

An assignment to one who has an insurable interest as relative, creditor and the like, is always valid.

When an assignment of it is made, the assignee may sue in his own name for rent accruing after the assignment.

In some states statutes forbid the assignment of such policies for the benefit of creditors.

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On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assignment, such as: appointment, chore, drill, duty, homework, and job.

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What is another word for Assignment ?

Synonyms for assignment əˈsaɪn mənt as·sign·ment, this thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word assignment ., princeton's wordnet rate these synonyms: 0.0 / 0 votes.

assignment, duty assignment noun

a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)

"hazardous duty"

Synonyms: appointment , assigning , duty assignment , assignment , designation , grant , naming

assignment noun

the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

Synonyms: appointment , assigning , duty assignment , designation , grant , naming

assignment, assigning noun

the act of distributing something to designated places or persons

"the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"

grant, assignment noun

(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

Synonyms: duty assignment , appointment , subsidisation , assigning , designation , naming , assignment , grant , concession , subsidization

an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

appointment, assignment, designation, naming noun

the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

Synonyms: duty assignment , appellation , appointment , date , appellative , assigning , designation , appointee , identification , assignment , naming , grant , fitting , engagement , denomination

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duty, homework, job, responsibility, task, chore, schoolwork

1. a piece of work that needs to be done regularly 2. something assigned to be read or studied

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pieces of work

because a assignment/task is an piece of work.

we need to finish our work: we need to finish our assignment.

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Synonyms: appointment , allotment , apportionment

Synonyms: ( Law. ) transfer , conveyance

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Synonyms: transfer , conveyance , apportionment , appointment , allotment , allocation , emplacement , determination specification , adducing

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List of paraphrases for "assignment":

allocation , developmental , assignments , assigning , divestiture , transfer , cession , mapping , development , allocations , posting , mission , relinquishment , conveyance , stations , attribution , mappings , allotment , allocating , assign , surrender , placement , subpoena , task , earmarking , award , transfers , appointment , disposal , dispatch , postings

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A lot of the pictures were just candids that he shot at an unexpected [time], [That occurred] during the shoot or even between when she was just sitting around and having a cup of tea or coffee or when she was casually relaxing… She was always comfortable with Milton. He wanted to take pictures of her almost as a character actress [in costume]… And these photos weren’t for a particular assignment. They were explorations… In time he got to know her in a more intimate way and she got to see herself portrayed in ways other than Hollywood style.

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Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.

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This is an undesirable assignment by most accounts, we don’t feel the plane, but on any given day, I can kill somebody. That’s the absolute truth. It’s no less real.

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The opinion essay … was used an in-class assignment where the article was read together as a class, the teacher's purpose for introducing this essay was to introduce students to opinion writing while drawing correlations with 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' as a secondary source to help support the context and events in the book.

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I just don’t know how to help him, if there’s a history assignment — or even a science problem that I have no idea about — I can look it up on the Internet. I can’t do that with algebra.

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  • commissioning
  • recommending
  • authorizing
  • distributing
  • apportioning
  • administering
  • sharing (out)
  • reassigning
  • contributing
  • handing out
  • meting (out)
  • reallocating
  • redistributing
  • parceling (out)
  • parcelling (out)
  • admeasuring
  • reapportioning
  • chipping in

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

  • depriving (of)
  • withholding
  • appropriating
  • confiscating
  • transferring
  • relinquishing
  • bequeathing
  • disposing of
  • transmitting
  • making over
  • passing (down)
  • surrendering
  • handing down
  • turning over
  • handing over
  • expropriating
  • constituting
  • designating
  • instituting
  • inaugurating
  • consecrating
  • handpicking
  • voting (in)
  • singling (out)
  • discharging
  • overthrowing
  • throwing out
  • blackballing

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