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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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Vendors also tend to consign merchandise that is less marketable because of current design or color trends -- even quality.
Our new guide tells readers how to leverage the perfect marketplace of an auction to consign items no longer used," said Deb Weidenhamer, CEO of Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers Inc.
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STA CEO Bill Soncini says of the partnership, "We are thrilled to have a stylist partner with so much experience with high-end clientele, and hope this service offers our consignors with luxury items a chance to consign with us from the comfort of their homes.
At a Divine Consign event, shoppers have tens of thousands of carefully screened, high-quality items to choose from that are contributed by hundreds of families.
22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tina Teutsch, co-owner of Divine Consign, DFW's longest running semi-annual consignment sale, says as they celebrate 10 years in business this fall, the use of technology has been a key factor in their success.
Li said that if passengers do want to travel together with their pet, you can consign it according to the airline regulations and your pet will be shipped to the destination with your flight.
The Divine Consign sale in Plano is Sunday, March 6th - Tuesday, March 8th and will include contributions from over 800 consignors for a total of 82,000 children's and maternity items.
For more information on this auction or on how to consign to one of our future Elite Auctions, please contact Paul Song at 800-545-1001 or consign@sgbh.
It is up to the client to decide whether to consign with a reasonable reserve or at no reserve (also known as absolute).
22 /PRNewswire/ -- Divine Consign, the Metroplex's favorite children's consignment event, is hosting their Grapevine event this coming Sunday, September 26th and Monday, September 27th.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- After an overwhelming response to consignor registration, Divine Consign is excited to announce an increase of 20,000 more items for the fall Plano sale.
One such sale, Divine Consign, opens later this month in both Plano and Grapevine.
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