US: /əˈsaɪn/
UK: /ɐsˈa‍ɪn/

English Vietnamese dictionary

assign /ə'sain/
  • danh từ
    • (pháp lý) người được quyền thừa hưởng (tài sản, quyền lợi)
    • ngoại động từ
      • phân (việc...), phân công
        • to be assigned to do something: được giao việc gì
      • ấn định, định
        • to assign the day for a journey: ấn định ngày cho cuộc hành trình
        • to assign a limit: định giới hạn
      • chia phần (cái gì, cho ai)
      • cho là, quy cho
        • to assign reason to (for) something: cho cái gì là có lý do; đưa ra lý do để giải thích cái gì
      • (pháp lý) nhượng lại
        • to assign one's property to somebody: nhượng lại tài sản cho ai

    Advanced English dictionary

    + verb
    1 ~ sth (to sb)
    ~ (sb) sth to give sb sth that they can use, or some work or responsibility: [VN] The two large classrooms have been assigned to us. + The teacher assigned a different task to each of the children. + [VNN] We have been assigned the two large classrooms. + The teacher assigned each of the children a different task.
    2 ~ sb (to sth / as sth) to provide a person for a particular task or position: [VN] They've assigned their best man to the job. + [VN to inf] British forces have been assigned to help with peacekeeping.
    3 [VN] [usually passive] ~ sb to sb/sth to send a person to work under the authority of sb or in a particular group: I was assigned to B platoon.
    4 ~ sth to sth to say that sth has a particular value or function, or happens at a particular time or place: [VN] Assign a different colour to each different type of information. + [VNN] The painting cannot be assigned an exact date.
    5 [VN] ~ sth to sb (law) to say that your property or rights now belong to sb else: The agreement assigns copyright to the publisher. + She has assigned the lease to her daughter.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 allot, allocate, apportion, consign, appropriate, distribute, give (out), grant:
    A water ration was assigned to each person.
    2 fix, set (apart or aside), settle (on), determine, appoint, authorize, designate, ordain, prescribe, specify:
    Have they really assigned Thursday as the day of worship? Please sit in the seats assigned to you.
    3 appoint, designate, order; name, delegate, nominate, attach; choose, select; Brit second:
    The men have been assigned to their posts. I assigned David to look after the champagne.
    4 attribute, ascribe, accredit, put down; refer:
    To which century did the curator assign this vase?

    Concise English dictionary

    +give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    +give out or allot
    +attribute or credit to
    +select something or someone for a specific purpose
    +attribute or give
    +make undue claims to having
    +transfer one's right to
    +decide as to where something belongs in a scheme