assign englannista suomeksi
nimittää, antaa tehtäväksi, määrätä, antaa työksi
pitää jtak jkn aiheuttamana, pitää jtak jkn ominaisuutena, pitää jtak jkn tekemänä
(quote-book)|title=Sir Thomas More: Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society|volume=I|location=London|publisher=John Murray|page=210|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=3joJAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA210|passage=“I cannot do it, Sir !” was his reply. “I fire into their ranks, and that does as well ; but to single out one among them, and mark him for death, would lie upon my mind afterwards.” The man who could feel thus was worthy of a better station than that in which his lot had been assigned.
(quote-book)|chapter=War with France|title=History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain|volume=I|edition=new|location=London|publisher=G. Routledge & Co.|page=116|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=o_E8AAAAcAAJ&pg=PA116|passage=He assigned his men to their several posts, talked boldly of maintaining himself against all the troops of Spain, and by his cheerful tone endeavoured to inspire a confidence in others which he was far from feeling himself.
(RQ:Hough Purchase Price)felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze,(nb..); he could not tell what this prisoner might do. He cursed the fate which had assigned such a duty, cursed especially that fate which forced a gallant soldier to meet so superb a woman as this under handicap so hard.
To give (a value) to a variable.
(RQ:Dickens Christmas Carol)
A thing relating or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.
(RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet Q1-2)