Assign and Consign


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Assign verb – To give a task, duty, or responsibility to.
Usage example: assigned the class with the task of finding something in the state constitution they felt needed changing

Consign is a synonym for assign in give topic. In some cases you can use "Consign" instead a verb "Assign", when it comes to topics like trust, allocate, transfer, entrust. popular alternative
Nearby Words: assignment, assigned, assigning, assignation, assignee
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Consign verb – To put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another.
Usage example: the deliveryman had consigned our package to a next-door neighbor

Assign is a synonym for consign in entrust topic. You can use "Assign" instead a verb "Consign", if it concerns topics such as trust, allocate, commit. popular alternative
Synonyms for Consign
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