give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
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"
a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
a well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music"
give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
issue an order
appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
invest with ministerial or priestly authority; "The minister was ordained only last month"
order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"