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1 relegate

Refer to another person for decision or judgment:
— She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues.

synonyms: pass on, submit.

Roget 270: transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate; convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry; carry over, ferry over; hand pass, forward; ... show more

Dutch: relegeren

2 relegate

Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank.

synonyms: break, bump, demote, kick downstairs.

Dutch: degraderen

3 relegate

Expel, as if by official decree.

synonyms: banish, bar.

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more

Roget 55: be excluded from &c.; exclude, bar; leave out, shut out, bar out; reject, repudiate, blackball; lay apart, put apart, set apart, ... show more

Dutch: bannen, verbannen

4 relegate

Assign to a class or kind:
— People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms.

synonym: classify.

Moby thesaurus: accredit, assign, ban, banish, bar, bar out, blackball, blockade, cast out, charge, commend, commit, confide, consign, count out, credit, cut, cut off, debar, delegate ... show more.

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