"relegating" in the noun sense
1. delegating, delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation
authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
"relegating" in the verb sense
1. relegate, pass on, submit
refer to another person for decision or judgment
"She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
2. demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs
assign to a lower position reduce in rank
"She was demoted because she always speaks up"
"He was broken down to Sergeant"
3. banish, relegate, bar
expel, as if by official decree
"he was banished from his own country"
4. relegate, classify
assign to a class or kind
"How should algae be classified?"
"People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"
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