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Definition: Consignor


Quick Summary of Consignor

The person who delivers over or commits merchandise.

What is the dictionary definition of Consignor?

Dictionary Definition

business The person who sends a consignment to a consignee

Full Definition of Consignor

Person or firm (usually the seller) who delivers a consignment to a carrier for transporting it to a consignee (usually the buyer) named in the transportation documents. Ownership (title) of the goods remains with the consignor until the consignee pays for them in full.

Synonyms For Consignor

sender, shipper, sending, dispatch, originator

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Consignor. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
September 30, 2023
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Consignor. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 30, 2023).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Consignor. Retrieved September 30, 2023
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Consignor are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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