Definitions for relegate

Definitions for (verb) relegate

Main entry: classify, relegate

Definition: assign to a class or kind

Usage: How should algae be classified?; People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

Main entry: demote, kick downstairs, relegate, break, bump

Definition: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

Usage: She was demoted because she always speaks up; He was broken down to Sergeant

Main entry: relegate, banish, bar

Definition: expel, as if by official decree

Usage: he was banished from his own country

Main entry: pass on, submit, relegate

Definition: refer to another person for decision or judgment

Usage: She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues

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