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Definition of: ASSIGN

assign
(n.) A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns.
(v.) A thing pertaining or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.
(v. t.) To appoint; to allot; to apportion; to make over.
(v. t.) To fix, specify, select, or designate; to point out authoritatively or exactly; as, to assign a limit; to assign counsel for a prisoner; to assign a day for trial.
(v. t.) To transfer, or make over to another, esp. to transfer to, and vest in, certain persons, called assignees, for the benefit of creditors.