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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Give over to another for care or safekeeping; Commit forever; Send to an address.

Usage examples (30)
  • Waste consisting of animal carcass ash must be consigned for disposal to an appropriately authorized landfill.
  • consign your baggage
  • Black's 8th's definitions of "consign," "consignment," and "consignation" suggest that my previous speculation may be roughly correct ....
  • He said, and to his hand the sword consign'd: for more
Tutoring comment
  • To "consign" is to transfer or give to another's care or control, to "cosign" is to sign a loan agreement with others, while "cosine" is a mathematical term used in trigonometry.
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