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[kuh n-sahy-ner, kon-sahy-nawr] /kənˈsaɪ nər, ˌkɒn saɪˈnɔr/
a person or company that consigns goods, merchandise, etc.
Also, consigner
[kuh n-sahy-ner] /kənˈsaɪ nər/ (Show IPA)
Origin of consignor
1780-90; consign + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Instead, the consignor retains ownership of an item until you make the sale.
  • When an item sells, you earn a commission on the sale and the consignor keeps the rest of the payment.
  • The beneficial owner of the goods is normally an employee of the consignor and/or consignee.
  • However, it is critical that the seller is shown as the consignor or shipper on the bill of lading.
  • If the purchaser is shown as either the consignor or the shipper, the exemption will not apply.
  • When you agree to consign items to a shop, you're a consignor.
British Dictionary definitions for consignor


/kənˈsaɪnə; ˌkɒnsaɪˈnɔː/
a person, enterprise, etc, that consigns goods
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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