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1. delegate

verb. ['ˈdɛləˌgeɪt, ˈdɛləgət'] transfer power to someone.

Synonyms

  • depute
  • designate

Antonyms

  • take
  • take away
  • stay in place

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Words that Rhyme with Delegate

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A common misspelling of delegate is delagate

Example sentences of the word delegate


1. Verb, base form
Before you ask for help, have in mind how you will delegate work.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Prepare examples of how you've handled similar tasks in the past, delegate duties and work with others.

Quotes containing the word delegate


1. The question of how to spend my life, of what my life is for, is a question posed only to me, and I can no more delegate the responsibility for answering it than I can delegate the task of dying.
- Anthony T. Kronman, Education's End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life

2. delegate

noun. ['ˈdɛləˌgeɪt, ˈdɛləgət'] a person appointed or elected to represent others.

Synonyms

  • representative

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • stay

3. delegate

verb. ['ˈdɛləˌgeɪt, ˈdɛləgət'] give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person).

Synonyms

  • assign
  • promote
  • reassign
  • demote
  • relegate
  • regiment
  • transfer
  • post
  • kick downstairs
  • kick upstairs
  • devolve
  • place
  • upgrade
  • elevate
  • designate
  • mandate
  • task
  • bump
  • raise
  • charge
  • depute
  • cast
  • break
  • advance

Antonyms

  • promote
  • upload
  • export
  • import
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