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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. goods carried by a large vehicle;
[syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment]

2. the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital);
[syn: commitment, committal, consignment]

3. the delivery of goods for sale or disposal;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Consignment \Con*sign"ment\, n. 1. The act of consigning; consignation. [1913 Webster] 2. (Com.) The act of consigning or sending property to an agent or correspondent in another place, as for care, sale, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Com.) That which is consigned; the goods or commodities sent or addressed to a consignee at one time or by one conveyance. [1913 Webster] To increase your consignments of this valuable branch of national commerce. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 4. The writing by which anything is consigned. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

consignment n 1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment] 2: the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital) [syn: commitment, committal, consignment] 3: the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

102 Moby Thesaurus words for "consignment": abalienation, agency, agentship, alienation, amortization, amortizement, assignation, assignment, authority, authorization, baggage, bargain and sale, barter, bequeathal, brevet, care, cargo, cession, charge, commendation, commission, commissioning, commitment, committal, conferment, conferral, consignation, conveyance, conveyancing, cure, deeding, delegated authority, delegation, deliverance, delivery, demise, deputation, devolution, devolvement, disposal, disposition, embassy, empowerment, enfeoffment, entrusting, entrustment, errand, exchange, executorship, exequatur, factorship, freight, freightage, full power, giving, goods, impedimenta, infeodation, infeudation, jurisdiction, lading, lease and release, legation, license, lieutenancy, load, luggage, mandate, mission, mittimus, office, pack, payload, plenipotentiary power, power of attorney, power to act, procuration, proxy, purview, recommitment, regency, regentship, relegation, remand, remanding, responsibility, sale, settlement, settling, shipment, surrender, task, trading, transfer, transference, transmission, transmittal, trust, trusteeship, vesting, vicarious authority, warrant