consign

  • 21consign — verb 1) he was consigned to Sing Sing Syn: send to, deliver to, hand over to, turn over to, sentence to; confine in, imprison in, incarcerate in, lock up in; (consign to prison/jail) informal put away, put behind bars, send up the river 2) …

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  • 22consign — con•sign [[t]kənˈsaɪn[/t]] v. t. 1) to hand over or deliver; assign 2) to transfer to another s custody or charge; entrust 3) to banish or set apart; relegate: to consign unpleasant thoughts to oblivion[/ex] 4) bus to address or ship, esp. for… …

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  • 23consign — /kən saɪn/ verb ♦ to consign goods to someone to send goods to someone for them to use or to sell for you …

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  • 24consign —    To turn goods over to another for transportation or sale. For example, an individual may ask a dealer to sell her or his car, or a business may consign goods for sale in a market in which it does not currently operate. This is distinct from… …

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  • 25consign — /kən saɪn/ verb ♦ to consign goods to someone to send goods to someone for them to use or to sell for you …

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  • 26consign — verb Etymology: Middle French consigner, from Latin consignare, from com + signum sign, mark, seal more at sign Date: 1528 transitive verb 1. to give over to another s care 2. to give, transfer, or deliver into the hands or control …

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  • 27consign — verb a) To transfer to the custody of, usually for sale, transport, or safekeeping. b) To entrust to the care of another …

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  • 28consign — Synonyms and related words: abalienate, accredit, address, air express, airfreight, airmail, alien, alienate, amortize, assign, authorize, barter, bequeath, carry over, cede, charge, charter, commend, commission, commit, commit to prison,… …

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  • 29consign — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. deliver, commit, assign, delegate; remit, remand; send, dispatch, ship, condemn. See transfer, commission, apportionment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To give over or deliver] Syn. convey, dispatch,… …

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  • 30consign — see SIGN …

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  • 31consign — con·sign || kÉ™n saɪn v. send, dispatch; commit, entrust, hand over …

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  • 32consign — v. a. 1. Transfer, deliver over, hand over, resign. 2. Intrust, commit, give in trust, or charge …

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  • 33consign — v 1. hand over, deliver, transfer, convey; remand, remit; give over, resign, yield; entrust, assign, delegate, relegate; bequeath, leave to, commend to, refer to, confide to; deposit with, commission, authorize. 2.Commerce. send, post, mail, ship …

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  • 34consign — con·sign …

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  • 35consign — [kənˈsaɪn] verb [T] formal to put someone or something somewhere because you do not want to deal with them …

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  • 36consign — /kənˈsaɪn / (say kuhn suyn) verb (t) 1. (sometimes followed by to) to hand over or deliver formally; commit. 2. (sometimes followed by to) to transfer to another s custody or charge; entrust. 3. (sometimes followed by to) to set apart, as to a… …

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  • 37consign —   Ho oili …

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  • 38consign — /kansayn/ To deliver goods to a carrier to be transmitted to a designated factor or agent. To deliver or transfer as a charge or trust. To commit, intrust, give in trust. To transfer from oneself to the care of another. To send or transmit goods… …

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  • 39consign — /kansayn/ To deliver goods to a carrier to be transmitted to a designated factor or agent. To deliver or transfer as a charge or trust. To commit, intrust, give in trust. To transfer from oneself to the care of another. To send or transmit goods… …

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  • 40consign — To commit or entrust goods to a person for care or sale by such person. Sturm v Boker, 150 US 319, 37 L Ed 1099, 14 S Ct 99; to send or transfer goods to a merchant or factor for sale. Wasey v Whitcomb, 167 Mich 58, 132 NW 572; to place goods in… …

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