Assign – 1. To give someone a job or responsibility 2. Designate or set (something) aside for a specific purpose
It was a sign (assign) that he would be given the job. They had been setting aside a task for someone just like him.
Examples of assign in a sentence (To give someone a job or responsibility)
We wish to assign them to receptionist as they are very organised.
I was glad they had to assign me to the task.
Let's assign responsibilities to each team member.
Examples of assign in a sentence (Designate or set aside for a specific purpose)
Gardeners assign certain tools to specific tasks as they do well in different jobs.
We'll assign her a guardian to look after her for the day.
We like to see what their talents are so we know where to assign them.