Definition of "Assign" :
verb: select something or someone for a specific purpose
"The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise."
verb: attribute or credit to
verb: decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
"The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class."
verb: attribute or give
verb: transfer one's right to
verb: give out
"We were assigned new uniforms."
verb: make undue claims to having
verb: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)