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Definition 1: assign to a class or kind - [verb of cognition]

Samples where relegate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How should algae be classified?
  • People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

Synonyms for relegate in the sense of this definition

(relegate is a kind of ...) decide as to where something belongs in a scheme

"The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"

Samples where relegate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for relegate in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of relegate ) remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position

"The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President"

(... is a kind of relegate ) bring to humbler or weaker state or condition

"He reduced the population to slavery"

Samples where relegate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was banished from his own country

Synonyms for relegate in the sense of this definition

(relegate is a kind of ...) force to leave or move out

"He was expelled from his native country"

(... is a kind of relegate ) stand in the way of

Samples where relegate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues

Synonyms for relegate in the sense of this definition

(relegate is a kind of ...) refer for judgment or consideration

"The lawyers submitted the material to the court"

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