Associations to the word «Legate»


LEGATE, noun. A deputy representing the Pope, specifically a papal ambassador sent on special ecclesiastical missions.
LEGATE, noun. An ambassador or messenger.
LEGATE, noun. The deputy of a provincial governor or general in ancient Rome.

Dictionary definition

LEGATE, noun. A member of a legation.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis