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Consignment

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun consignment:

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Definition of the noun consignment

What does consignment mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: consignments

  1. goods carried by a large vehicle
  2. the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of consignment: commitment / committal
    • more generic word: confinement = the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
  3. the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: bringing / delivery = the act of delivering or distributing something

Alternative definition of the noun consignment

noun

  1. A collection of goods to be sent, in transit or having been sent
  2. The act of consigning

Music

"Consignment" is a musical album of Jadakiss.

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"Consignment" is a 2007 action crime drama film written and directed by Sid Kali.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Consignment

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Google previewThe Model Arithmetic for Commercial Colleges and Department Schools... (1895)

by Carl Coran Marshall, David Sillers

A Consignment is a shipment of goods from one person to another to be sold on account of the shipper.

Google previewSoulé Philosophic Practical Mathematics (1905)

by George Soulé

A Consignment is a quantity of goods shipped or sent by one person or firm to another, to be sold on commission for...

Google previewNumbers Applied (1886)

A Complete Arithmetic for Intermediate and Grammar Schools by Andrew Jackson Rickoff

A Consignment is a quantity of merchandise sent by one party to another.

Google previewNumbers Applied, a Complete Arithmetic (1886)

by Andrew Jackson Rickoff

Consignment is a quantity of merchandise sent by one party to another.

Google previewStrategic Management of Technological Innovation (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, but retaining ownership until the goods are sold or...

Google previewEntrepreneurial Small Business (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, but retaining ownership until the goods are sold or...

Google previewMy Paperback Book

by Jahn Karsybaev

Consignment is the act of consigning, which in turn is the act of giving over to another person or agent's charge, custody...

Google previewSoulé's philosophic practical mathematics (1910)

designed for the use of accountants, merchants, business men, private learners, high grade commercial colleges and normal schools by George Soulé

A Consignment is a quantity of goods shipped or sent by one person or firm to another, to be sold on commission for...

Google previewUnderstanding Sales, Leases, and Licenses in a Global Perspective (2016)

Business, Business by CTI Reviews

Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, butretaining ownership until the goods are sold or...

Google previewAndersons Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Volume (2016)

Business, Business by CTI Reviews

Consignment: Consignment is the act of consigning, whichisplacing any material in the hand of another, but retaining ownership until the goods...

Google previewFashion From Concept to Consumer (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment: Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, butretaining...

To consign means to send and therefore consignment means sending goods to anotherperson. domestic market: A ...

Google previewLaw for Business (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, but retaining ownership until the...

Google previewIntermediate Accounting (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment: Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, but retaining ownership until the...

Google previewMatching Supply with Demand, An Introduction to Operations Management (2016)

Business, Business by CTI Reviews

Consignment: Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any material in the hand of another, but retaining ownership until the goods are sold or person is transferred. This may be done for shipping, transfer of goods to auction, ...

Google previewMultinational Financial Management (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment: Consignment is the act of consigning, whichis placing any material inthe hand of another, but retaining ownership until the...

Toconsign meansto send and therefore consignment means sending goodsto another person.

Google previewFinancial Accounting (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Consignment is the act of consigning, which is placing any ...

Google previewValue First Then Price (2016)

Quantifying Value in Business to Business Markets from the Perspective of Both Buyers and Sellers by Andreas Hinterhuber, Todd C. Snelgrove

Consignment is an issue of ownership. When a supplier consigns inventory ...

Google previewQ&A Commercial Law 2009-2010 (2009)

by Howard Johnson, Jo Reddy

However, there are no non-conforming goods, since the only breach relating to the second consignment is a shortfall in the number of desks. Section 30(1) entitles the buyer to reject all the goods ifa quantity less than the contract quantity is ...

Google previewExport-import Theory, Practices, and Procedures (2000)

by Belay Seyoum

For the exporter, consignment is the least desirable form of selling and receiving payment. The problems associated with this method include the following: • Delays inpayment: Buyer bears little or no risk, and payment to seller is delayed until ...

Google previewAmerican Business and Accounting Encyclopedia (1908)

by William Winter Thorne

In the outer column on the credit side enter value of goods received on consignment and state quantities in the "particulars" column. As goods are sold enter same on the debit side, giving quantities, date, folio of sales book, and value in inner ...

Google previewMellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage (2009)

by David Mellinkoff

consign ' consignment Both words include usage peculiar to shipping and usage peculiar to sales. consign ...

Google previewThe Official Supply Chain Dictionary (2013)

8000 Researched Definitions for Industry Best-Practice Globally by SCHUB International

See: consignment. Consignment note Document used in transport/delivery operations. Indicates to driver what to deliver and to whom, plus other relevant details to identify goods and any special delivery instructions. Usually in multipart sets to ...

Google previewThe International Business Encyclopedia (1910)

The Up-to-date, Down-to-the Minute Business Dictionary by Elmer Henry Beach, W. W. Thorne

COMMISSION, CONSIGNMENT AND BROKERAGE. Commission. — A fluctuating salary paid a sales agent computed on amount of sales made, and therefore dependent on value of business transacted. Piece-work remuneration and ...

Google previewDictionary of International Business Terms (2001)

by John Owen Edward Clark

consignment Shipment of goods sent or delivered at the same time, usually to an agent for selling on to somebody else ( the ...

Google previewThe Entrepreneur’s Dictionary of Business and Financial Terms (2013)

by Khwaja Masoom

Inorderto sell the items,the person asksa local merchant totake five of theitems on consignment. This means that the merchant has possession of the five items andwill attempt to sell themfora commission, but the merchant doesnot own the ...

Google previewJuta's Concise Dictionary of Accounting Terms (1996)

by Graham J. Elliott, Graham Elliott, Jeffrey Rowlands

Compensating error Consignment outwards Consignor Consistency concept Consolidated financial statements Consortium...

Compensating error Consignment inwards Composite entry Compound interest Conglomerate Consignee ...

Google previewDictionary of International Investment and Finance Terms (2001)

by John Owen Edward Clark

consignment A shipment of goods sent or delivered at the same time, usually to an agent for selling on to somebody else ( the ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Management (1980)

by Hano Johannsen, G.Terry Page

consignment note. Document listing the...

consignment stocks. Stock of goods being ...

Google previewThe accountant's dictionary (1922)

a comprehensive encyclopaedia and direction on all matters connected with the work of an accountant, illustrated with the necessary forms and documents by Francis William Pixley

JOINT CONSIGNMENT.— A joint consignment is the sending of goods by a consignor to a consignee on the understanding that the consignee shall sell the goods at the best price obtainable, the price so obtained, either by public sale or by ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Business and Management (1987)

by Richard Lamming, John Bessant

consignment account. In a business involving a seller and an agent, the ownership of the goods involved must be clearly documented. If they remain the actual property of the seller, even ...

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And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no, because I didn't want to leave things on consignment. (Beatrice Wood)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1S1I1G2N1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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