Consignee meaning

kŏn'sī-nē', kən-sī'nē'
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.

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The one to whom something, such as goods or merchandise, is consigned.
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A person or dealer to whom something, esp. goods, is consigned.
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One who receives custody, but not ownership, of goods that are consigned. See also consignment.
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The person to whom a shipment is to be delivered.
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Origin of consignee

  • From consign + -ee
    From Wiktionary