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Consignment vs. Parcel

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Consignmentnoun

A collection of goods to be sent, in transit or having been sent

Parcelnoun

A package wrapped for shipment.

‘I saw a brown paper parcel on my doorstep.’;

Consignmentnoun

The act of consigning

Parcelnoun

An individual consignment of cargo for shipment, regardless of size and form.

Consignmentnoun

The act of consigning; consignation.

Parcelnoun

A division of land bought and sold as a unit.

‘I own a small parcel of land between the refinery and the fish cannery.’;

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Consignmentnoun

The act of consigning or sending property to an agent or correspondent in another place, as for care, sale, etc.

Parcelnoun

(obsolete) A group of birds.

Consignmentnoun

That which is consigned; the goods or commodities sent or addressed to a consignee at one time or by one conveyance.

‘To increase your consignments of this valuable branch of national commerce.’;

Parcelnoun

An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.

Consignmentnoun

The writing by which anything is consigned.

Parcelnoun

A small amount of food that has been wrapped up, for example a pastry.

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Consignmentnoun

goods carried by a large vehicle

Parcelnoun

A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.

‘A certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.’;

Consignmentnoun

the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)

Parcelverb

To wrap something up into the form of a package.

Consignmentnoun

the delivery of goods for sale or disposal

Parcelverb

To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.

‘Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.’;

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Consignmentnoun

a batch of goods destined for or delivered to someone

‘a consignment of drugs’;

Parcelverb

To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into.

Consignmentnoun

the action of consigning or delivering something

‘levels of consignment are running below budget’;

Parcelverb

To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.

Consignment

Consignment involves selling one's personal goods (clothing, furniture, etc.) through a third-party vendor such as a consignment store or online thrift store. The owner of the goods pays the third-party a portion of the sale for facilitating the sale.

Parceladverb

(obsolete) Part or half; in part; partially.

Parcelnoun

A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.

‘Two parcels of the white of an egg.’; ‘The parcels of the nation adopted different forms of self-government.’;

Parcelnoun

A part; a portion; a piece; as, a certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.

Parcelnoun

An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.

‘This youthful parcelOf noble bachelors stand at my disposing.’;

Parcelnoun

A number or quantity of things put up together; a bundle; a package; a packet.

‘'Tis like a parcel sent you by the stage.’;

Parcelverb

To divide and distribute by parts or portions; - often with out or into.

‘These ghostly kings would parcel out my power.’; ‘The broad woodland parceled into farms.’;

Parcelverb

To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.

‘That mine own servant shouldParcel the sum of my disgraces byAddition of his envy.’;

Parcelverb

To make up into a parcel; as, to parcel a customer's purchases; the machine parcels yarn, wool, etc.

Parceladjective

Part or half; in part; partially.

‘The worthy dame was parcel-blind.’; ‘One that . . . was parcel-bearded [partially bearded].’;

Parcelnoun

a wrapped container

Parcelnoun

the result of parcelling out or sharing;

‘death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans’;

Parcelnoun

an extended area of land

Parcelnoun

a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Parcelverb

divide into parts;

‘The developers parceled the land’;

Parcelverb

cover with strips of canvas;

‘parcel rope’;

Parcelverb

make into a wrapped container

Parcelnoun

an object or collection of objects wrapped in paper in order to be carried or sent by post

‘a brown paper parcel’; ‘a parcel bomb’; ‘the lorry was carrying a large number of Royal Mail parcels’;

Parcelnoun

a quantity or amount of something, especially as dealt with in one commercial transaction

‘a parcel of shares’;

Parcelnoun

a piece of land, especially one considered as part of an estate

‘she decided to divide her property into three parcels and invite sealed bids’;

Parcelnoun

a group of people of a specified sort

‘a parcel of rogues’;

Parcelnoun

a portion of a larger body of air or other fluid considered as a discrete element

‘an inversion forms a barrier to a rising parcel of air’;

Parcelverb

make (something) into a parcel by wrapping it

‘he parcelled up the goods and sent them back’;

Parcelverb

divide into portions and then distribute

‘the farmers argue that parcelling out commercial farmland in small plots will reduce productivity’;

Parcelverb

wrap (rope) with strips of tarred canvas, before binding it with yarn as part of a traditional technique to reduce chafing.

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