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assign

Law a person to whom property is assigned; assignee

assign

[ə′sīn]
(computer science)
A control statement in FORTRAN which assigns a computed value i to a variable k, the latter representing the number of the statement to which control is then transferred.
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Previous to the Feast of Calabashes I had been puzzled what particular station to assign to Mehevi.
You assign greater consequence to the clergyman than one has been used to hear given, or than I can quite comprehend.
For instance, what reason should you assign for the General taking fright in this way?
They were the cheerful drudges of the party, loading and unloading the horses, pitching the tents, making the fires, cooking; in short, performing all those household and menial offices which the Indians usually assign to the squaws; and, like the squaws, they left all the hunting and fighting to others.
His God is as his Fates assign - His prayer is all the world's - and mine.