The act of assigning or allotting apportionment
- a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
- the work of dispersing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to an idea
- The work of assigning or allotting; apportionment.
- a scheduled appointment period and place for meeting oru000du000a meeting; -- used chiefly of love interviews, and now commonly in au000du000a bad good sense.
- A making over by transfer of name; assignment.
Scotch legislation term equivalent to project, (q. v.) Assignatus utitur jure auctoris. An assignee utilizes the proper of their principal; an assignee Is clothed because of the liberties of his key. Halk. Max. p. 14; Broom, Maximum. 465.
very early 14c., "appointment by expert," from Old French assignacion (14c., contemporary French assignation), from Latin assignationem (nominative assignatio) "an assigning, allotment," noun of action from previous participle stem of assignare (see assign). Meaning "action of legitimately transfering" (the right or property) is from 1570s; that of "a gathering by arrangement, tryst" is from 1650s.
(letter.) The act of assigning or allotting; apportionment.
- (n.) A scheduled appointment of time and place for meeting or meeting; -- made use of mainly of love interviews, and now frequently in a bad feeling.
- (letter.) A making over by transfer of subject; project.
He took out an assignation ruble note and gave it to Karataev.