Definition of assignment :
1. A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.
2. An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.
3. The transfer of the property of a bankrupt to certain persons called assignees, in whom it is vested for the benefit of creditors.
4. The writing by which an interest is transferred.
distribution, admeasurement, identification, fitting, study at, appellative, duty assignment, subsidisation, designation, duty, conveyance, collect, stint, authorization, assigning, nomination, work, subsidization, law, office, task, transferal, engagement, denomination, date, give, responsibility, concession, transfer, appointment, appellation, chore, grant, homework, naming, alienation, appointee
allotment (part of speech: noun)
chunk, stipend, allocation, apportionment, slice, part, piece, division, ration, measure, segment, budget, partition, dispensation, allotment, portion, percentage, quantum, quota, share, proportion, lot, split, allowance, parcel, stake
business (part of speech: noun)
establishment, commission, consortium, concern, service, market, proprietorship, company, industry, exchange, interest, selling, vocation, situation, posting, employment, labor, commerce, station, partnership, firm, position, busy work, practice, management, job, corporation, barter, business, livelihood, career, activity, trade, calling, transaction, retailing, profession, occupation, holding, negotiation, venture, enterprise, specialty, affair, merchant
attribution (part of speech: noun)
- It is difficult to understand the reason for this formal assignment of a book to each brother who chose to ask for one. - "The Care of Books", John Willis Clark.
- We get the easy deal on this assignment." - "Black Man's Burden", Dallas McCord Reynolds.
- If ever anyone did anyone else a kindness, it was I when I gave this extraordinary attractive assignment to you. - "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.