Definition of 'consign'
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The government's claim that the process would take 10 years should be consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that is where he may well now be consigned. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But one can now be consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Already consigned to the history books in that sense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rugby creeps back out tonight from under the stone to which so many have consigned it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yesterday these setbacks were consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those who refuse to change with the times will soon be consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So we agree with doctors who want it consigned to history. The Sun (2014)It would be a crying shame if they were consigned to the history books. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It should be consigned to the history books. The Sun (2011)Is that a force consigned to history? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The family doctor has now been consigned to history and no amount of political input will revive him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We're now invited to consign our art works to his oblivion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thankfully, both these perceptions have now been consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But now it's consigned to history. The Sun (2010)The tragedy changed football stadiums, but it has become a horrible history consigned to the past. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So quickly does the present become the past, and all of us are consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Ideally, it should be quietly consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That he is now consigned to the lucrative wilderness inhabited by cricket's freelance mercenaries is sad but not surprising. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The kitchens were shut up and mothballed, and consigned to dusty history as a storage shed for garden equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet it offers a vivid, warming glimpse of a comedy partnership made in and now consigned to Heaven. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Either way, people should know their legal rights; and the myth of the common law wife be consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'consign'
British English: consign VERB
To consign something or someone to a place where they will be forgotten about, or to an unpleasant situation or place, means to put them there.
For decades, many of this author's works were consigned to the basements of museums.
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