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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Given over to another's trust or care; Committed in a formal or solemn manner.

Usage examples (40)
  • She consigned the care of her children to the babysitter and went to work.
  • Verb (used with object) : to consign two afternoons a week to the club. ,to consign unpleasant thoughts to oblivion
  • Most of what MESDA consigned is Southern furniture.
  • Not all the coins consigned to this ANA auction have been catalogued, and more Wreath Cents may be added to the listing. for more
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