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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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In a footnote, the study group noted that the filing requirement might not be unreasonably onerous for some knowledgeable consumers, giving as an example "a sophisticated art collector who consigns art to a gallery.
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The terms and conditions of the consignment are as follows: CONSIGNMENT; You 'Consignor' hereby consign to Morgansen's the property .
If you consign your pet to China Southern, it will enjoy China Southern's `First-Class' cargo service.
For more information on this auction or on how to consign to one of our future Elite Auctions, please contact Paul Song at 800-545-1001 or consign@sgbh.
Phoenix-based KimCo LLC formed a new strategic alliance this week with Terri Bowersock, of Terri's Consign & Design, to take the home decorating industry by storm.

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