follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

consignee

[kon-sahy-nee, -si-, kuh n-sahy-] /ˌkɒn saɪˈni, -sɪ-, kən saɪ-/
noun
1.
a person or party to whom something, usually merchandise, is consigned.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; consign + -ee
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for consignee
  • Such license applications had to identify the specific defense articles to be exported, the foreign consignee, and the end-user.
  • The principal in the export transaction that purchases the commodities for delivery to the ultimate consignee.
  • Each consignee must provide certain certifications on company letterhead that is signed by the consignee.
British Dictionary definitions for consignee

consignee

/ˌkɒnsaɪˈniː/
noun
1.
a person, agent, organization, etc, to which merchandise is consigned
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for consignee

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for consignee

12
16
Scrabble Words With Friends