What does consign mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consign(verb)

    commit forever; commit irrevocably

  2. consign, charge(verb)

    give over to another for care or safekeeping

    "consign your baggage"

  3. consign(verb)

    send to an address


  1. consign(Verb)

    To transfer to the custody of, usually for sale, transport, or safekeeping.

  2. consign(Verb)

    To entrust to the care of another.

  3. consign(Verb)

    To send to a final destination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consign(verb)

    to give, transfer, or deliver, in a formal manner, as if by signing over into the possession of another, or into a different state, with the sense of fixedness in that state, or permanence of possession; as, to consign the body to the grave

  2. Consign(verb)

    to give in charge; to commit; to intrust

  3. Consign(verb)

    to send or address (by bill of lading or otherwise) to an agent or correspondent in another place, to be cared for or sold, or for the use of such correspondent; as, to consign a cargo or a ship; to consign goods

  4. Consign(verb)

    to assign; to devote; to set apart

  5. Consign(verb)

    to stamp or impress; to affect

  6. Consign(verb)

    to submit; to surrender or yield one's self

  7. Consign(verb)

    to yield consent; to agree; to acquiesce

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Consign

    kon-sīn′, v.t. to give to another: to sign or seal: to transfer: to entrust: to commit: to transmit for sale or custody.—adj. Consign′able.—ns. Consignā′tion; Consig′natory, one who signs a document jointly.—adj. Consigned′, given in trust.—ns. Consig′nature, complete signature: joint signing; Consignee′, one to whom anything is consigned or entrusted; Consign′er, Consign′or; Consign′ment, the act of consigning: the thing consigned: the writing by which anything is made over: in Mercantile Law, goods placed in the hands of an agent or factor for sale, or for some other specified purpose. [Fr.,—L. consignāre, to attest.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consign in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consign in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of consign in a Sentence

  1. Brigid Brophy:

    I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals.

  2. Michael Hammond:

    GOA will continue to fight the issue in the court system, as the case now returns to the lower courts. We remain convinced that the courts will consign this unlawful, unconstitutional ban to the trash bin of history, where it belongs.

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  • поверявам, предавам, изпращам, предназначавамBulgarian
  • consignarSpanish

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