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assign
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns.
Part of Speech: Noun
Part of Speech: verb
1. To transfer or pass over property to another, whether for the benefit of the assignee or of the assignor's creditors, or in furtherance of some trust.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To fix, specify, select, or designate; to point out authoritatively or exactly; as, to assign a limit; to assign counsel for a prisoner; to assign a day for trial.
3. To transfer, or make over to another, esp. to transfer to, and vest in, certain persons, called assignees, for the benefit of creditors.
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