Consigner vs Supplier - What's the difference?

consigner | supplier |


As nouns the difference between consigner and supplier

is that consigner is the party that while supplier is one who supplies; a provider.

consigner

English

Alternative forms

* consignor

Noun

(en noun)
  • The party that .
  • (business) The party that provides merchandise for consignment sale.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=August 24, author=Wendy Moonan, title=Tea Is Served, With Extra Rococo and a Hint of Revolution, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The two joined Mr. Hook and the consigner at dinner to discuss the sale and then returned to the house.}}

    Anagrams

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    supplier

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who supplies; a provider.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=An internet of airborne things, date=2012-12-01, volume=405, issue=8813, page=3 (Technology Quarterly), magazine= citation
  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • (soccer) Someone who assists (sets up) a goal.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 16 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Sunderland 1 - 1 Newcastle , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Regular supplier Barton played in another teasing corner, which was headed on towards goal by the impressive Ameobi and flicked in by expert poacher Nolan.}}

    See also

    * provider * vendor

    Anagrams

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