Meaning of “consign sb/sth to sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

consign sb/sth to sth

formal phrasal verb with consign uk us /kənˈsaɪn/ verb

to get rid of someone or something or to put them in an unpleasant place or situation:

They were consigned to a life of poverty.

(Definition of “consign sb/sth to sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)