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Assignment vs. Assessment

Assignment and Assessment Definitions

Assignment

The act of assigning
His assignment of the tasks seemed unfair.

Assessment

The act of assessing; appraisal.

Assignment

Something, such as a task, that is assigned
What's the math assignment for tonight?.

Assessment

An amount assessed, as for taxation.

Assignment

A position or post of duty to which one is assigned
The journalist took an assignment in China.

Assessment

The act of assessing or an amount (of tax, levy or duty etc) assessed.
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Assignment

The transfer of a claim, right, interest, or property from one to another.

Assessment

An appraisal or evaluation.

Assignment

The instrument by which this transfer is effected.

Assessment

The act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club.

Assignment

The act of assigning; the allocation of a job or a set of tasks.
This flow chart represents the assignment of tasks in our committee.

Assessment

A valuation of property or profits of business, for the purpose of taxation; such valuation and an adjudging of the proper sum to be levied on the property; as, an assessment of property or an assessment on property.
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Assignment

The categorization of something as belonging to a specific category.
We should not condone the assignment of asylum seekers to that of people smugglers.

Assessment

The specific sum levied or assessed.

Assignment

(LGBT) The categorization of persons as belonging to the male or female sex.

Assessment

An apportionment of a subscription for stock into successive installments; also, one of these installments (in England termed a "call").

Assignment

An assigned task.
The assignment the department gave him proved to be quite challenging.

Assessment

The classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
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Assignment

A position to which someone is assigned.
Unbeknownst to Mr Smith, his new assignment was in fact a demotion.

Assessment

An amount determined as payable;
The assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

Assignment

(education) A task given to students, such as homework or coursework.
Mrs Smith gave out our assignments, and said we had to finish them by Monday.

Assessment

The market value set on assets

Assignment

(legal) A transfer of a right or benefit from one person to another.
The assignment of the lease has not been finalised yet.

Assessment

The act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event;
They criticized my judgment of the contestants

Assignment

(legal) A document that effects this transfer.
Once you receive the assignment in the post, be sure to sign it and send it back as soon as possible.

Assignment

(programming) An operation that assigns a value to a variable.

Assignment

An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.

Assignment

A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.

Assignment

A duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces);
Hazardous duty

Assignment

The instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

Assignment

The act of distributing something to designated places or persons;
The first task is the assignment of an address to each datum

Assignment

(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

Assignment

An undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

Assignment

The act of putting a person into a non-elective position;
The appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

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