- [verb] refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
Synonyms: pass on, submit
- [verb] assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sargeant"
Synonyms: demote, bump, break, kick downstairs
- [verb] expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"
Synonyms: banish, bar
- [verb] assign to a class or kind; "How should algae be classified?"; "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"