assign
verb
  1. to give something to someone by means of an official legal transfer

    Examples
    • to assign a right to someone

    • to assign shares to someone

  2. to give someone a job of work to do and make him or her responsible for doing it

    Example

    She was assigned the task of checking the sales figures.

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