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  • 141relegate — rel•e•gate [[t]ˈrɛl ɪˌgeɪt[/t]] v. t. gat•ed, gat•ing 1) to send or consign to an inferior position, place, or condition 2) to consign or commit (a matter, task, etc.), as to a person 3) to assign or refer (something) to a particular class or… …

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  • 142relegate — /ˈrɛləgeɪt / (say reluhgayt) verb (t) (relegated, relegating) 1. to send or consign to some obscure position, place, or condition. 2. to consign or commit (a matter, task, etc.), as to a person. 3. to assign or refer (something) to a particular… …

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  • 143sign — [13] Sign comes via Old French signe from Latin signum ‘mark’. It already had the meaning ‘mark denoting something’ in Latin, and it was in this sense that it entered English, gradually ousting the native word token. The verb sign goes back… …

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  • 144commit — [kə mit′] vt. committed, committing [ME committen < L committere, to bring together, commit < com , together + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign [we commit his fame to… …

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  • 145commit — v.tr. (committed, committing) 1 (usu. foll. by to) entrust or consign for: a safe keeping (I commit him to your care). b treatment, usu. destruction (committed the book to the flames). 2 perpetrate, do (esp. a crime, sin, or blunder). 3 pledge,… …

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  • 146consigner — noun the person who delivers over or commits merchandise • Syn: ↑consignor • Derivationally related forms: ↑consign (for: ↑consignor), ↑consign • Hypernyms: ↑shipper …

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  • 147consignor — noun the person who delivers over or commits merchandise • Syn: ↑consigner • Derivationally related forms: ↑consign, ↑consign (for: ↑consigner) • Hypernyms: ↑shipper …

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  • 148com|mit´ter — com|mit «kuh MIHT», transitive verb, mit|ted, mit|ting. 1. to do or perform (usually something wrong); perpetrate: »A man who steals commits a crime. Thou shalt not commit adultery (Exodus 20:14). 2. to hand over for safekeeping; deliv …

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  • 149com|mit — «kuh MIHT», transitive verb, mit|ted, mit|ting. 1. to do or perform (usually something wrong); perpetrate: »A man who steals commits a crime. Thou shalt not commit adultery (Exodus 20:14). 2. to hand over for safekeeping; deliv …

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  • 150Address — Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Addressed} ( dr[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [ a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to… …

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  • 151Addressed — Address Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Addressed} ( dr[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [ a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to …

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  • 152Addressing — Address Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Addressed} ( dr[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [ a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to …

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  • 153Consignee — Con sign*ee (?; 277), n. [F. consign?, p. p. of consigner.] The person to whom goods or other things are consigned; a factor; correlative to consignor. [1913 Webster] Consigner and consignee are used by merchants to express generally the shipper… …

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  • 154Damn — (d[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damned} (d[a^]md or d[a^]m n[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Damning} (d[a^]m [i^]ng or d[a^]m n[i^]ng).] [OE. damnen dampnen (with excrescent p), OF. damner, dampner, F. damner, fr. L. damnare, damnatum, to condemn, fr.… …

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  • 155Damned — Damn Damn (d[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damned} (d[a^]md or d[a^]m n[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Damning} (d[a^]m [i^]ng or d[a^]m n[i^]ng).] [OE. damnen dampnen (with excrescent p), OF. damner, dampner, F. damner, fr. L. damnare, damnatum, to… …

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  • 156Damning — Damn Damn (d[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damned} (d[a^]md or d[a^]m n[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Damning} (d[a^]m [i^]ng or d[a^]m n[i^]ng).] [OE. damnen dampnen (with excrescent p), OF. damner, dampner, F. damner, fr. L. damnare, damnatum, to… …

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  • 157Doom — Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dooming}.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence;… …

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  • 158Doomed — Doom Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dooming}.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to… …

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  • 159Dooming — Doom Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dooming}.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to… …

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  • 160Intrust — In*trust , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intrusted}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Intrusting}.] To deliver (something) to another in trust; to deliver to (another) something in trust; to commit or surrender (something) to another with a certain confidence regarding… …

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