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Definition of "consignation" [con•sig•na•tion]

  • The act of consigning. (noun)
  • The act of ratifying or establishing, as if signing; confirmation. (noun)
  • A stamp; an indication. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "consignation" in a sentence
  • "That previous, however, to the teas being shipped, factors should be appointed in Philadelphia, and the directors of the East India Company should _immediately_ advise them of their intended consignation, and direct them to engage"
  • "The influx of Europeans into North America led the Indian populations to displacement and eventually to consignation on reservations."
  • "Black's 8th's definitions of "consign," "consignment," and "consignation" suggest that my previous speculation may be roughly correct ...."