Relegate

/re'luhgeyt/

Sense: Verb


  1. Refer to another person for decision or judgment.

    1. She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues.
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  2. Assign to a class or kind.

    1. How should algae be classified?.
    2. People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms.
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  3. Expel, as if by official decree.

    1. He was banished from his own country.
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  4. Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank.

    1. She was demoted because she always speaks up.
    2. He was broken down to sergeant.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
rel•e•gate
IPA Transcription
/rɛ'ɫʌgeɪt/
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