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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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At the higher end, inventory turns more slowly, and people are willing to consign to give product more exposure," he said.
No matter how much they consign, vendors said they are definitely being more cautious about that segment of the business since the Nahigian case.
There are plenty of eager artists who are willing to consign their works to you.
At best it consigns you to a life of dreary repetition and terrible food, at worst your teeth fall out, your breath stinks, you erupt in boils and you sink into 13th-century malnutrition - The Good Life indeed.
The dealer cannot exist without the artwork that the artist creates and consigns.
In a consignment, the owner of the goods, the consignor, delivers or consigns goods to a third party, the consignee.
Gerrardstown House Stud consigns a Choisir half-sister to Cherry Hinton and Albany Stakes winner Jewel In The Sand (118), and a daughter of Invincible Spirit out of a Group 3-placed sister to Moscow Ballet and half-sister to Stravinsky (119).
From the Irish National Stud is a Rock Of Gibraltar colt out of a sister to Fleeting Spirit (1070), and Voute Sales consigns an Oasis Dream half-brother to Utmost Respect (963).
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