consignment store


Definition of consignment store


  1. :  a store to which people bring items that they no longer want (such as old clothes, shoes, and equipment) to have them sold I brought some old clothes to a consignment store, and when they were sold I received a portion of the sale price.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act or process of consigning

    :  something consigned especially in a single shipment

  1. :  of, relating to, or received as goods on consignment

  1. :  lay away, accumulate

    :  furnish, supply

    :  to stock against a future time

  1. :  something that is stored or kept for future use

    :  articles (as of food) accumulated for some specific object and drawn upon as needed :  stock, supplies

    :  something that is accumulated

  1. :  of, relating to, kept in, or used for a store

    :  purchased from a store as opposed to being natural or homemade :  manufactured, ready-made

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