ETYM Late Lat. assignamentum: cf. Old Fren. assenement.
1. A duty that one is assigned to perform especially in the armed forces; SYN. duty assignment.
2. The act of distributing something to designated places or persons; SYN. assigning.
3. The instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another.
Deed of transfer; act of assigning; commission, especially of a journalist.
ETYM Latin cessio, from cedere to give way: cf. French Cession. Related to Cede.
The act of ceding; SYN. ceding.
Act of ceding, especially rights, property or territory.
1. The act or an instance of conceding
2. The admitting of a point claimed in argument
3. Something conceded:
4. Acknowledgment, admission
6. A grant of land or property especially by a government in return for services or for a particular use
7. A right to undertake and profit by a specified activity
8. A lease of a portion of premises for a particular purpose; also; the portion leased or the activities carried on