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Subcontract vs. Assign

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Subcontractverb

(ambitransitive) To contract out portions of a larger contracted project.

Assignverb

(transitive) To designate or set apart something for some purpose.

‘to assign a day for trial’;

Subcontractnoun

A portion of a contracted project that is contracted out in turn.

Assignverb

(transitive) To appoint or select someone for some office.

‘to assign counsel for a prisoner’;

Subcontractnoun

A contract under, or subordinate to, a previous contract.

Assignverb

(transitive) To allot or give something as a task.

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Subcontractnoun

a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract

Assignverb

(transitive) To attribute or sort something into categories.

Subcontractverb

arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Assignverb

To transfer property, a legal right, etc., from one person to another.

Subcontractverb

work under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract

Assignverb

To give (a value) to a variable.

‘We assign 100 to x.’;

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Assignnoun

An assignee.

Assignnoun

(obsolete) A thing relating or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.

Assignnoun

(obsolete) An assignment or appointment.

Assignnoun

(obsolete) A design or purpose.

Assignverb

To appoint; to allot; to apportion; to make over.

‘In the order I assign to them.’; ‘The man who could feel thus was worthy of a better station than that in which his lot had been assigned.’; ‘He assigned to his men their several posts.’;

Assignverb

To fix, specify, select, or designate; to point out authoritatively or exactly; as, to assign a limit; to assign counsel for a prisoner; to assign a day for trial.

‘All as the dwarf the way to her assigned.’; ‘It is not easy to assign a period more eventful.’;

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Assignverb

To transfer, or make over to another, esp. to transfer to, and vest in, certain persons, called assignees, for the benefit of creditors.

Assignverb

To transfer or pass over property to another, whether for the benefit of the assignee or of the assignor's creditors, or in furtherance of some trust.

Assignnoun

A thing pertaining or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.

‘Six French rapiers and poniards, with their assigns, as girdles, hangers, and so.’;

Assignnoun

A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns.

Assignverb

give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Assignverb

give out or allot;

‘We were assigned new uniforms’;

Assignverb

attribute or credit to;

‘We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare’; ‘People impute great cleverness to cats’;

Assignverb

select something or someone for a specific purpose;

‘The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise’;

Assignverb

attribute or give;

‘She put too much emphasis on her the last statement’; ‘He put all his efforts into this job’; ‘The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story’;

Assignverb

make undue claims to having

Assignverb

transfer one's right to

Assignverb

decide as to where something belongs in a scheme;

‘The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class’;

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