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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To send off or consign, as to an obscure position or remote destination.

Usage examples (36)
  • The tedious tasks were relegated to the new employees.
  • She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues
  • I've decided that the word relegate is too boring on its own and needs the 'ma' to spice things up a bit.
  • Rainy nights relegate Mathieson to routine inspections. for more
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