- The definition of a consignee is a person who is designated as the receiver of goods.
When a merchant ships 100 pounds of wood flooring to a home builder, the home builder is an example of a consignee.
consignee definition by Webster's New World
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a person or dealer to whom something, esp. goods, is consigned
consignee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The one to whom something, such as goods or merchandise, is consigned.
consignee - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The person or company whose name is on a bill of lading as the recipient of a shipment.
consignee - Legal Definition
One who receives custody, but not ownership, of goods that are consigned. See also consignment.