Mandate vs Assign - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between mandate and assign
is that mandate
is while assign
) to designate or set apart something for some purpose.
As a noun assign is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
to make mandatory
(lb) To designate or set apart something for some purpose.
(lb) To appoint or select someone for some office.
(lb) To allot or give something as a task.
*(Robert Southey) (1774-1843)
*: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.
*:Captain Edward Carlisle; he could not tell what this prisoner might do. He cursed the fate which had assigned such a duty, cursed especially that fate which forced a gallant soldier to meet so superb a woman as this under handicap so hard.
(lb) To attribute or sort something into categories.
To transfer property, a legal right, etc., from one person to another.
To give (a value) to a variable.
(obsolete) A thing relating or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.
English transitive verbs
- Six French rapiers and poniards, with their assigns , as girdles, hangers, and so.