Definition of Consignation

1. n. The act of consigning; the act of delivering or committing to another person, place, or state.



Definition of Consignation

1. Noun. The act of consigning. ¹

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Definition of Consignation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consignation

considerers
considerest
considereth
considerin'
considering
consideringly
considers
considre
considrest
considreth
consigliere
consiglieres
consiglieri
consign
consignable
consignation (current term)
consignations
consignatories
consignatory
consignature
consigned
consignee
consignees
consigner
consigners
consignificant
consignification
consignifications
consignificative
consignified

Literary usage of Consignation

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1. Commentaries on the Law of Suretyship: And the Rights and Obligations of the by William Burge (1849)
"The obligation of the surety is extinguished by consignation or tender. AN actual tender of the debt made at a proper time and place to the person competent ..."

2. Decisions of the Court of Session: From November 1825 to [20th July 1841] by John Tawse, F. Somerville, John Craigie, George Robinson, Scotland Court of Session, Charles Gordon Robertson, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Faculty of Advocates (Scotland) (1839)
"It is material to observe the way in which that consignation was made; one party demands the consignation, and in these circumstances the other complies. ..."

3. Commentaries on the Roman-Dutch Law by Simon van Leeuwen, Hugo Grotius (1886)
"consignation takes place after refusal of a previously made oblation and oiler of what wo owe, and has this effect, that tho debtor is thereby completely ..."

4. The Civil Law in Spain and Spanish-America: Including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and by Clifford Stevens Walton, Spain (1900)
"Tender of payment and consignation.^ Article 1176. When the creditor, to whom the tender of payment has been made, refuses to accept it, without reason, ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on the Forms of Process: Containing the New Regulations by Thomas Beveridge, Scotland Jury Court (1826)
"Ascertainment and consignation of the fund in medio. ... Still the consignation will warrant his demand of a decree of exoneration, to the extent of the sum ..."

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