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assign

Law a person to whom property is assigned; assignee
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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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While ICANN dithers, some rival registries have been assigning new addresses of their own.
Should the same archdiocese that spends a good chunk of change on ad campaigns to attract future priests squander one of its best and most respected priests by assigning him to this tiny congregation outside the archdiocese?
DHCP, BootP, and RARP are capable of assigning all the TCP/IP network configuration options.
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For many products, the job can entail assigning profits to the subsidiary that developed the product, to the one that manufactured it, to the one that packaged it and to the one that actually distributed and sold it.
Assigning CITs to the same cabin eases the coordination of programming for the group and allows them to maintain the bond they have established with other CITs.