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consign (something) to (someone or something)

1. To give or assign something to a someone or something. Who is the most responsible employee I can consign this project to?
2. To mark something to be sent to a particular destination. Consign these packages to the Savannah office, please.
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consign something to someone or something

1. to entrust something to someone, something, or some place. We consigned all the toughest assignments to our top employees. What shipping company should we consign these boxes to?
2. to assign something for shipment to a place. Bill consigned this batch to Denver.
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1) Order receipt is carried out when a consignor places an order to deliver its products to the consignees.
In the current regulation there is a situation, considered exception to the rule, where, if he expressly assumes, the consignor is required to perform himself the transport of goods subject to the shipping contract.
The Consigned Couture pays for all shipping cost for the consignors to send the items to the buyers.
In order to have the right to bring suit under the Montreal Convention, a plaintiff according to this court, must be listed on the AWB as the consignor or the consignee of a shipment.
The consignor must jump through additional hoops to obtain priority over the rights of the consignee's secured lender, or other creditor, with a prior blanket security interest in the consignee's inventory.
That means the consignor should file a UCC financing statement describing the goods in the correct jurisdiction ha order to maintain a protected interest in the goods.
Bajan Bullet gr f With Approval - Khaladja Consignor Shoreham Stud, purchased by Nick Shutts for 9,000gns at Book 3 of the Tattersalls October Sale Owner Nick Shutts Trainer David Evans Bajan Bullet is from the first European crop of Canadian Horse of the Year With Approval, whose Kentucky crops contain nearly 50 stakes winners.
A consignor may prefer to characterize its consignment transaction as a "sale on approval" or a bailment not subject to the claims of the consignee's creditors, rather than as a "sale or return" subject to the claims of creditors.
Future Impact b c Kheleyf-Daring Imp, by Mac's Imp Consignor Deer Forest Stud, bought by Paul Deegan for EUR7,500 at the Tattersalls Ireland September sale Owner YITBA Racing Club Trainer Paul Deegan By Kheleyf, Europe's leading firstseason sire of 2008, Future Impact is out of Daring Imp, who finished second on both her debut and second run at two.
Certain duties are assigned to consignor, consignee, carrier and driver.
The conclusion of this agreement gives rise to obligations on the consignor and consignee.
1915: One consignor has made in her tiny apartment this year 6,762pies; another, 3,154 doughnuts.
Air Canada brings up several issues that affect both the consignor and consignee.
The statement further mentioned that the auction consignor purchased the item at a public auction in the USA in February 2012 for [pounds sterling]2,267.