Relegate
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Relegate [rel-i-geyt]

VERB

VERB

  • To send to an inferior position.

  • To consign as to a person.

  • To submit to someone for appropriate action.

Example

"He has been relegated by his department to a post which only a few like."

"The discussions that are going nowhere are relegated to his secretary for future reference."

Synonyms

Consign, Entrust, Confide, Refer, Accredit, Demote, Dismiss, Deport

Antonyms

Deny, Disapprove, Keep, Allow, Permit, Assume, Remain, Stay

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