A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (commerce)
a. to consign
El fabricante ya consignó la mercadería al comisionista.The manufacturer already consigned the goods to the commission merchant.
b. to dispatch
Consignamos el cargamento por vía marítima.We dispatched the shipment by sea.
2. (to assign)
a. to allocate
El gobierno consignó un millón de pesos para la campaña de vacunación.The government allocated a million pesos for the vaccination campaign.
3. (to register)
a. to record
La secretaria consignó la propuesta en el acta de la reunión.The secretary recorded the motion in the minutes of the meeting.
b. to write down
Consigné mi nombre en la lista de voluntarios.I wrote down my name on the list of volunteers.
4. (to hand over)
a. to check
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Consigné mi equipaje y me fui a visitar los monumentos históricos de la ciudad.I checked my baggage and went to see the city's historical monuments.
b. to leave in left-luggage (United Kingdom)
Puedes consignar la mochila en la estación si no quieres cargarla todo el día.You can leave your backpack in left-luggage at the station if you don't want to carry it around all day.
5. (legal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. to remand
El juez consignó al preso, que tuvo que pasar dos meses más en prisión.The judge remanded the prisoner, who spent two more months in jail.
6. (finance)
Regionalism used in Colombia
a. to deposit
Ya consigné la suma de dinero en mi cuenta bancaria.I already deposited the sum into my bank account.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (poner por escrito)
a. to record, to write down
2. (asignar)
a. to allocate
3. (mercancía)
a. to consign, to dispatch
4. (equipaje)
a. to deposit in the
b. left-luggage office o (United Kingdom)
c. baggage room
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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transitive verb
1 (Com) to send; dispatch;a to
2 (Economía) (asignar) to assign;para to, for; [+créditos] to allocate;
3 (registrar) to record; register; (escribir) to set down; state
olvidé consignar mi nombre I forgot to write my name in; I forgot to state my name; el hecho no quedó consignado en ningún libro the fact was not recorded o set down in any book
4 (Centroamérica) (México) (Jur) to remand; hold for trial
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