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consign

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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consigncon‧sign /kənˈsaɪn/ verb 🔊 🔊 BBT[transitive] formal to send something somewhere, especially in order to sell it consign somebody/something to something
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consignEdgar put out the ageing Donald's eyes and consigned him to prison.Giles Aplin examined it with some interest before consigning it to a buttoned pocket without comment.A lone clerk sifts through, consigning some to the incinerator and some to a filed.Those naive souls who have longed for a simpler and better way have had to consign their visions to pointless daydreams.Linzey rather lamely consigns this to the problem of evil.After that they were consigned to a tackling chore of grinding intensity.They have been consigned to waiting lists.
From Longman Business Dictionaryconsigncon‧sign /kənˈsaɪn/ verb [transitive] formal1TRANSPORTCOMMERCEto send or deliver goods to someone, usually someone who has bought themAnother copy of the document is sent to the party to whom the goods are consigned.2if you consign a work of art to an AUCTIONEER, you ask them to sell itHe has consigned a Rembrandt to Sotheby’s.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
consign
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconsign
he, she, itconsigns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconsigned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave consigned
he, she, ithas consigned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad consigned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill consign
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have consigned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam consigning
he, she, itis consigning
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you, we, theyare consigning
Past
I, he, she, itwas consigning
you, we, theywere consigning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been consigning
he, she, ithas been consigning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been consigning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be consigning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been consigning
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