Consign (verb)

  1. To give over to the care or possession of another, especially by formal delivery.
  2. To entrust for safekeeping or transport; to assign to a particular destination.


From the latin consignare, meaning "to seal".


  1. The valuable painting was consigned to the auction house.
  2. The package was consigned to the shipping company for delivery.
  3. The letter was consigned to the post office for mailing.
  4. The company consigned the goods to the warehouse for storage.
  5. He consigned the book to the library for safekeeping.
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