HyperDic: consign

English > 3 senses of the word consign:
VERBpossessionconsigncommit forever
possessionconsign, chargegive over to another for care or safekeeping
possessionconsignsend to an address
consign > pronunciation
Soundskahnsay'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > consign: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningcommit forever; commit irrevocably.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Broaderabandonforsake, leave behind
Spanishconsignar, relegar
Nounsconsignmentthe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
consignorthe person who delivers over or commits merchandise
English > consign: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive over to another for care or safekeeping.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"consign your baggage"
Synonymcharge
Narrowercheckhand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
checkconsign for shipment on a vehicle
pawn, soak, hockLeave as a guarantee in return for money
pledgeGive as a guarantee
Broaderentrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitconfer a trust upon
Spanishconsignar
Catalancarregar, consignar
Nounsconsigneethe person to whom merchandise is delivered over
consignerthe person who delivers over or commits merchandise
English > consign: 3 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningSend to an address.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
BroaderdeliverBring to a destination, make a delivery
Nounsconsignmentthe delivery of goods for sale or disposal

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