Associations to the word «Relegate»

Wiktionary

RELEGATE, verb. Exile, banish, remove, or send away.
RELEGATE, verb. (transitive) (done to a person) Exile or banish to a particular place.
RELEGATE, verb. (reflexive) (obsolete) (rare) Remove (oneself) to a distance from something or somewhere.
RELEGATE, verb. (transitive) (historical) (Ancient Rome) (done to a person) Banish from proximity to Rome for a set time; compare relegate.
RELEGATE, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) Remove or send to a place far away.
RELEGATE, verb. (transitive) (in extended use) Consign or assign.
RELEGATE, verb. Consign (a person or thing) to a place, position, or role of obscurity, insignificance, oblivion, or (especially) inferiority.
RELEGATE, verb. Assign (a thing) to an appropriate place or situation based on appraisal or classification.
RELEGATE, verb. (sports) (chiefly soccer) Transfer (a sports team) to a lower-ranking league division.
RELEGATE, verb. (transitive) Refer or submit.
RELEGATE, verb. Refer (a point of contention) to an authority in deference to the judgment thereof.
RELEGATE, verb. Submit (something) to someone else for appropriate action thereby; compare delegate.
RELEGATE, verb. (now rare) Submit or refer (someone) to someone or something else for some reason or purpose.
RELEGATE, noun. (Roman history) (obsolete) A person who has been banished from proximity to Rome for a set time, but without losing his civil rights.
RELEGATE, adjective. (archaic) Relegated; exiled.

Dictionary definition

RELEGATE, verb. Refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues".
RELEGATE, verb. Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant".
RELEGATE, verb. Expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country".
RELEGATE, verb. Assign to a class or kind; "How should algae be classified?"; "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche