consign consign  /kən ˈsaɪn/


  1. (v) commit forever; commit irrevocably
  2. (v) give over to another for care or safekeeping
  3. (v) send to an address

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  1. Recession fears and consumer guilt make high-end consignment shops chic destinations.
  2. Once the purview of fashion aficionados seeking deals on power suits and Prada boots, consignment stores have diversified.
  3. The consignment presents an ideal marketing opportunity for Sothebys, which will be auctioning works owned by the well known art collector in fall and winter sales.


  1. - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    JockSale, the first consignment event franchise for sporting, outdoor and hobby gear, announces four franchise contracts in the following cities: Chattanooga; Matthews, N.C.; Hartford, Ct.; Raleigh, N.C.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  2. Kobe Bryant, Mom Settle Auction House Squabble

    Kobe Bryant has settled his dispute with his mother, Pamela Bryant, conceding that she had the right to consign and sell several of the items that she placed with a New Jersey based auction house. On Monday, Ken Goldin, the owner of Goldin Auctions, said that he’ll be selling six Kobe Bryant items in an [...] Kobe Bryant, Mom Settle Auction House Squabble is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  • "I ask this Congress to join me in doing whatever proves necessary," Obama said in his speech in the House of Representatives chamber. "Because we cannot consign our nation to an open-ended recession."
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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