Definition of consign:
institutionalize, commove, relegate, file, lodge, shoot, turn on, blame, charge up, ship, convey, give over, bear down, tear, transport, move, accuse, repose, rouse, pass, institutionalise, pack, confide, level, hand, commit, shoot down, vest, commend, address, saddle, transmit, recommend, forward, free, turn over, bill, trust, send up, dispatch, agitate, burden, leave, point, buck, route, load, excite.
- consign (part of speech: verb)
give (part of speech: verb)
- transfer (part of speech: verb)
- delegate (part of speech: verb)
That Mrs. Montagu, while no doubt flattered by the dedication, was herself not overly enthusiastic about the essay may be gathered from a letter written to her by Miss Reynolds on 12 July 1785. Miss Reynolds began by insisting that " the slightest hint" of disapprobation on the part of Mrs. Montagu would " consign the work to oblivion"; then continued: I never did entertain any desire to publish it, tho I might to sell it.- "An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and of the Origin of our Ideas of Beauty, etc.", Frances Reynolds.
- "Deep Furrows", Hopkins Moorhouse.
- "Out of a Labyrinth", Lawrence L. Lynch.