- to assign a day for trial
- to assign counsel for a prisoner
- 1829, Robert Southey, Sir Thomas More: Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, volume I, London: John Murray, page 210:
- “I cannot do it, Sir !” was his reply. “I fire into their ranks, and that does as well ; but to single out one among them, and mark him for death, would lie upon my mind afterwards.” The man who could feel thus was worthy of a better station than that in which his lot had been assigned.
- 1857, William Hickling Prescott, “War with France”, in History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain, volume I, new edition, London: G. Routledge & Co., page 116:
- He assigned his men to their several posts, talked boldly of maintaining himself against all the troops of Spain, and by his cheerful tone endeavoured to inspire a confidence in others which he was far from feeling himself.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company:
- Captain Edward Carlisle ... felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze, ... ; 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.
- We assign 100 to x.
- x に 100 を代入する。
assign (複数 assigns)