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consign

v. 1) to deliver goods to a merchant to sell on behalf of the party delivering the items, as distinguished from transferring to a retailer at a wholesale price for re-sale. Example: leaving one's auto at a dealer to sell and split the profit. 2) to deliver to a carrier to be taken to an agent of the sender. 3) when a debtor has belongings but no money to pay his/her creditors and deposits his/her goods with a trustee who will sell them to raise money to pay the owner's debts and creditors. This is done by agreement between a debtor and his/her creditors or by order of a bankruptcy judge.

consign

verb abalienate, assign to, authorize, charge, commit, commit to another's trust, committere, convey, deliver, deliver formally, deliver over, deposit with, entrust, give in trust, hand over, have conveyed, send, ship, transfer, transfer for sale, transmit, transplant, transport, turn over
Associated concepts: bailment, conditional sale, consignnent contract of goods
See also: alienate, allocate, assign, attorn, authorize, cede, commit, confide, contribute, convey, delegate, detail, disperse, disseminate, distribute, divide, entrust, give, grant, leave, mete, refer, relegate, remand, remit, supply, transfer, transmit, transport, trust, vest
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This price was shared between a Texel Ewe consigned by T Nesbitt & Son, Alwent Hall which was purchased by Lancashire Direct Halal, and a Texel Tup consigned by W J Scott Ltd, Low Leam, which was also purchased by Lancashire Direct Halal.
All returned items are sent back to The Consigned Couture.
Circuit City argued in opposition to Panasonic's Section 503(b)(9) claim that Circuit City had received the consigned goods when Circuit City had taken physical possession of them.
7) Some collectors charged Salander with selling consigned artwork and then failing to pay them their due proceeds.
While Feizy has consigned in the past, it prefers not to anymore, said Ray Ehsani, vice president of sales, division one, at the company.
Like the picnickers in Manet's Dejeuner sur I'herbe, the characters in Untitled appear ill at ease in their consigned roles, uncomfortable with both the surroundings and their attire.
Matakovich recently consigned the photographs and painting to Butterfields but later decided he could get a better price selling them himself - not for millions, maybe, but for $50,000, which would still be a handsome profit.
Police items that formerly would have been consigned to newspaper back pages - or that would have been totally ignored - suddenly make the front pages and the evening newscasts.
Equipment consigned by over 164 consignors from 20 countries, comprised of over 1,300 items, was sold to 230 successful bidders.
The used luxury cars were consigned to different individuals in Apalit, Pampanga; San Rafael, Bulacan; and Cagayan de Oro City.
Top price was 218 pence per kilo for a homebred Limousin consigned by G S & S E Wilson, High House.
MICP District Collector Elmir Dela Cruz said the public auction has been set for August 25 and will include the "selling of over 10,000 tons of overstaying rice shipments, majority of which are consigned to Silent Royalty Marketing and Starcraft International Trading.