assigned assigned  /ə ˈsaɪnd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) appointed to a post or duty

Usage(s):

  1. The controller assigned the plane a transponder code for identification as the craft flew across the Los Angeles Basin.
  2. That's the same length as the course that teaches soldiers assigned to generals' household staffs the finer points of table service.
  3. In short order, he was assigned to work on the department's response to the housing crisis, during which time he grew close to Paulson.

News

  1. Koonce and Megee give Coterie’s ‘Lyle the Crocodile’ its biting humor

    Missy Koonce and Ron Megee direct “Lyle the Crocodile,” which runs through Aug. 4 at the Coterie Theatre, and assigned themselves attention-grabbing supporting roles. Together, they push the show’s eccentric humor to the limit.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

  2. All News

    Wise Dan, the reigning Horse of the Year, has been assigned 128 pounds for the June 29 Firecracker Handicap at Churchill Downs.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Churchill Downs: Wise Dan assigned 128 pounds for Firecracker Handicap

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Wise Dan has been assigned 128 pounds for the Grade 2 Firecracker Handicap at Churchill Downs, a heavy impost that Churchill racing secretary Ben Huffman evidently believes is commensurate with the gelding’s status as the reigning Horse of the Year in North America.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  • "These aren't folks who are working for me," Obama said. "They are not people, you know, who I have assigned to a job in the future administration, and ultimately my assumption is that this is a discreet task that they are going to be...
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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