Definition of Assignment:

  1. Transfer of ownership of a property, or of benefits, interests, liabilities, rights under a contract (such as an insurance policy), by one party (the assignor) to another (the assignee) by signing a document called deed of assignment. Compare with novation. See also absolute assignment and collateral assignment.

Synonyms of Assignment

Abalienation, Accession, Accounting for, Agency, Agentship, Alienation, Allocation, Allotment, Amortization, Amortizement, Anointing, Anointment, Answerability, Application, Appointment, Apportionment, Appropriation, Arrogation, Ascription, Assignation, Assumption, Attachment, Attribution, Authority, Authorization, Bargain and sale, Barter, Bequeathal, Blame, Brevet, Busywork, Care, Cession, Chalk talk, Chare, Charge, Chore, Collocation, Commendation, Commission, Commissioning, Commitment, Conferment, Conferral, Connection with, Consecration, Consignation, Consignment, Conveyance, Conveyancing, Coronation, Credit, Cure, Deeding, Delegated authority, Delegation, Deliverance, Delivery, Demise, Denomination, Deployment, Deposit, Deposition, Deputation, Derivation from, Designation, Determination, Devoir, Devolution, Devolvement, Discourse, Disposal, Disposition, Disquisition, Distribution, Duty, Earmarking, Election, Embassy, Emplacement, Empowerment, Enfeoffment, Entrusting, Entrustment, Errand, Etiology, Exchange, Executorship, Exequatur, Exercise, Exposition, Factorship, Fish to fry, Fixing, Full power, Giving, Giving out, Harangue, Homework, Homily, Honor, Imputation, Incumbency, Infeodation, Infeudation, Instruction, Job, Job of work, Jurisdiction, Labor, Lading, Lease and release, Lecture, Lecture-demonstration, Legation, Legitimate succession, Lesson, Liability, License, Lieutenancy, Loading, Localization, Locating, Location, Make-work, Mandate, Matters in hand, Mission, Moral, Moral lesson, Morality, Moralization, Naming, Nomination, Object lesson, Obligation, Odd job, Office, Ordainment, Ordination, Packing, Palaetiology, Piece of work, Pinning down, Pinpointing, Placement, Placing, Plenipotentiary power, Position, Positioning, Post, Posting, Power of attorney, Power to act, Preachment, Precision, Procuration, Project, Proxy, Purview, Putting, Recital, Recitation, Reference to, Regency, Regentship, Relegation, Remanding, Reposition, Responsibility, Saddling, Sale, Seizure, Selection, Sermon, Service, Set task, Setting aside, Settlement, Settling, Signification, Situation, Skull session, Specification, Spotting, Stationing, Stint, Stipulation, Storage, Stowage, Succession, Surrender, Tabbing, Tagging, Taking over, Talk, Task, Teaching, Things to do, Trading, Transfer, Transference, Transferral, Transmission, Transmittal, Trust, Trusteeship, Usurpation, Vesting, Vicarious authority, Warrant, Work

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