consign to

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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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If He wills otherwise, then this manuscript which I shall now consign to the inscrutable forces of the sea shall fall into friendly hands.
To consign to the sale, contact David Rogers Jones in the Colwyn Bay saleroom, telephone 01492 532176, or Ben Rogers Jones in Cardiff, telephone 02920 708125 or email
The terms and conditions of the consignment are as follows: CONSIGNMENT; You 'Consignor' hereby consign to Morgansen's the property ...
"At the higher end, inventory turns more slowly, and people are willing to consign to give product more exposure," he said.