Assign vs Aver - What's the difference?
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Assign is a related term of aver.
As nouns the difference between assign and aver
is that assign
is an assignee while aver
As a verb assign
) to designate or set apart something for some purpose.
(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.
From (etyl) aveir ((etyl) avoir), substantive use of the verb, from (etyl) .
(obsolete) Possessions, property, belongings, wealth.
From (etyl) .
to assert the truth of, to affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner.
* 1663 ,
* 1819 CE: Percy Shelley, Peter Bell the Third :
- Chiron, the four-legg'd bard, had both \ A beard and tail of his own growth; \ And yet by authors 'tis averr'd , \ He made use only of his beard.
* 1939 (MGM/Warner Home Video)
- The Devil, I safely can aver , / Has neither hoof, nor tail, nor sting.
* 1997 Frederic W. and Roberta B. Case, Trilliums , ISBN 0-88192-374-5:
- As Coroner, I must aver , I thoroughly examined her.
(legal) To prove or justify a plea.
(obsolete) To avouch, prove, or verify; to offer to verify.
- Small (1933) avers T. simile to be deliciously fragrant, a quality we have not noticed in our plants.
Related to .
(dialectal) A work-horse, working ox, or other beast of burden.