Temporary Assignment Synonym
Lasting, used, serving, or enjoyed for a limited time.
One that serves for a limited time: an office staffed by temporaries.
[Latin temporārius, from tempus, tempor-, time.]
These adjectives mean assuming the duties of another for the time being: a temporary chairperson; the acting dean; an interim administration; a provisional mayor.
tem•po•rar•y(ˈtɛm pəˌrɛr i)
adj., n., pl. -rar•ies.adj.
1. lasting or effective for a time only; not permanent.n.
2. an office worker hired, usu. through an agency on a per diem basis, for a short period of time.
[1540–50; < Latin temporārius=tempor-, s. of tempus time + -ārius-ary]
syn: temporary, transient, transitory agree in referring to that which is not lasting or permanent. temporary implies an arrangement established with no thought of continuance but with the idea of being changed soon: a temporary structure.transient describes that which is in the process of passing by, and which will therefore last or stay only a short time: a transient condition.transitory describes an innate characteristic by which a thing, by its very nature, lasts only a short time: Life is transitory.
assign authority to
select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
assign to a post; put into a post
assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
pass on or delegate to another
assign a task to
place somebody in a particular situation or location
assign to a regiment
transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
transfer power to someone
assign under a mandate
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
assign to (a job or a home)
cast again, in a different role
cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role
cast repeatedly in the same kind of role
transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment
hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
give life-time employment to
promote from a lower position or rank
promote on the spot
give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position
bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
promote or prefer over another
promote somebody by brevet, in the military