1. [ noun ] the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
Synonyms: committal commitment
Related terms: punishment confinement consign
2. [ noun ] (business) goods carried by a large vehicle
Synonyms: freight cargo shipment load loading payload lading
Related terms: merchandise transport load freight
3. [ noun ] (transportation) the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
Related terms: delivery consign
Similar spelling:   consignee