An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.
- The act of assigning.
- Something, such as a task, that is assigned. See Synonyms at task.
- A position or post of duty to which one is assigned.
- Law The transfer of a claim, right, interest, or property from one to another.
- Law The instrument by which this transfer is effected.