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Definitions and Synonyms of delegate | Another word for delegate | What is delegate?

Definition 1: a person appointed or elected to represent others - [noun denoting person]

(delegate is a kind of ...) a person who represents others

(... is a kind of delegate ) (Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with it

Synonyms for delegate in the sense of this definition

(delegate is a kind of ...) assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to

"He was appointed deputy manager" "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign authority to

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

"She was demoted because she always speaks up" "He was broken down to Sergeant"

(... is a kind of delegate ) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

"John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired" "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms" "I got promoted after many years of hard work"

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign under a mandate

"mandate a colony"

(... is a kind of delegate ) transfer power to someone

(... is a kind of delegate ) transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign to a regiment

"regiment soldiers"

(... is a kind of delegate ) place somebody in a particular situation or location

"he was placed on probation"

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign a task to

"I tasked him with looking after the children"

(... is a kind of delegate ) pass on or delegate to another

"The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital"

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors

"Who cast this beautiful movie?"

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign to a post; put into a post

"The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"

(... is a kind of delegate ) select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet

"He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"

(... is a kind of delegate ) assign to (a job or a home)

Synonyms for delegate in the sense of this definition

(delegate is a kind of ...) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

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