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Consign Definition in Context with Images

Consign definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, consign, in short real sentences an improve your reading comprehension at the same time.

/kənˈsaɪn/ (verb)

Consign definition

  1. to send or transfer something to someone, deliver, dispatch, remit, ship, hand over, forward, address, transmit
  2. to entrust someone or something or hand them over to the care and custody of another person, give, confide, deliver to someone’s custody, turn over, commit, relegate


Who is the Consignee? A consignee in shipping is listed on the bill of lading (BOL). This person or entity is the shipment receiver and generally the owner of the shipped goods. Unless there are other instructions, the consignee is the entity or person legally required to be present to accept the shipment.

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Parts of speech

Noun: consignee

Noun: consignment

Noun: consigner

Noun: consignor

Adjective: consignable

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