Assign and Impose


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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

Impose and assign are semantically related in put topic. In some cases you can use "Impose" instead a verb "Assign".
Nearby Words: assignment, assigned, assigning, assignation, assignee
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Impose verb – To establish or apply as a charge or penalty.
Assign and impose are semantically related in put topic. Sometimes you can use "Assign" instead a verb "Impose".
Nearby Words: imposing, imposition, imposed, impost
Synonyms for Impose

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control assign control impose control
values assign values impose values
punishments assign punishments impose punishments
penalties assign penalties impose penalties
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