[n] the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
[n] the act of distributing something to designated places or persons; "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"
[n] as duty that you are assigned to perform especially in the armed forces; "hazardous duty"
[n] an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
[n] the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
[n] (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance