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con•sign



Pronunciation: (kun-sīn'), [key]
v.t.
1. to hand over or deliver formally or officially; commit (often fol. by to).
2. to transfer to another's custody or charge; entrust.
3. to set apart for or devote to (a special purpose or use): to consign two afternoons a week to the club.
4. to banish or set apart in one's mind; relegate: to consign unpleasant thoughts to oblivion.
5. Com.
a. to ship, as by common carrier, esp. for sale or custody.
b. to address for such shipment.
6. Obs.to confirm or ratify, as with a seal or other token.

v.i.
1. to agree or assent.
2. Obs.to yield or submit.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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