- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||consigned, consigning, consigns
||to deliver, transfer, or turn over to another.
He consigned his property to his sister and set off on his adventures.
||to place in the care or custody of another; entrust.
They consigned the teenager to a foster home.
- similar words:
- check, commend, commit, entrust, trust
||to send or present (merchandise) to an agent to be sold or stored.
She decided to consign some of her necklaces and hoped the shop would get a good price for them.
||to assign to a lesser place; banish, as from the mind; relegate.
She swallowed her feelings of rejection and consigned the young man to oblivion in her memory.The child was consigned to a small room in the attic.
||assign, bestow, dispatch, forward, give, grant, impart, job, lay, locate, mandate, negotiate, pawn, refer, transfer
||consignable (adj.), consignation (n.)