To see details on the word
on consignment
please enable javascript.

on consignment

Maybe you can trade for a dress or get one on consignment.
Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  when a retailer has goods to show in the store, but not pay the supplier for the goods until they are sold
 Mark word for later review on this computer
on consignment consignment shop consignment store consignment sale
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
  • Maybe you can trade for a dress or get one on consignment.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • The dining-room table had been sent to a consignment shop and the kitchen table stood in its place, ridiculously small and homely, also to go with Red.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • With the sheet blocking the back window, Liam had to rely on using the side mirror to navigate us down the road and up into the small back alley that divided the Waffle House from an abandoned jewelry consignment store.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Anyhow Welty took the pieces on consignment and called the old lady and called the police.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

  • Show more
  • One afternoon while McCandless was tending the book table at the Niland swap meet, somebody left a portable electric organ with Burres to sell on consignment.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Part of Zach’s job was going around to deliver fresh supplies of honey and candles to places that sold them on consignment.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • They’d finally found an old Zegna suit in a consignment shop called Love Saves the Day that mostly sold glitter platform boots and sixties Pucci scarves.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Everything’s on consignment.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Not that her background was so bad, but her father had died when she was young, so that her mother had had to support the family by selling jewelry; if some rich woman had a few pieces she’d tired of, Janis’s mother would show them around to other women, on consignment.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   on consignment [8] , money order [5] , graveyard shift [7] , Information Technology (IT) [8] , loan shark [8] , petty cash [8] , promissory note [8] , fiscal year [9] , joint stock company [9] , negotiable instrument [9] , tax shelter [9] , trade association [9]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Business, Personal Finance, Law
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading