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Relegate   /rˈɛləgˌeɪt/   Listen
Relegate

verb
(past & past part. relegated; pres. part. relegating)
1.
Refer to another person for decision or judgment.  Synonyms: pass on, submit.
2.
Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank.  Synonyms: break, bump, demote, kick downstairs.  "He was broken down to Sergeant"
3.
Expel, as if by official decree.  Synonyms: banish, bar.
4.
Assign to a class or kind.  Synonym: classify.  "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"






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Words linked to "Relegate" :   reduce, assign, expel, relegating, delegate, depute, attribute, subject, relegation, designate, kick out, spike, sideline, throw out, promote



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