Synonyms

1. relegation

noun. authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions.

Synonyms

  • delegation
  • relegating
  • authorization
  • empowerment
  • devolvement
  • deputation
  • authorisation
  • devolution

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2. relegation

noun. the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category.

Synonyms

  • classification
  • categorisation
  • compartmentalization
  • categorization
  • assortment

Antonyms

  • declassification
  • inclusion

3. relegation

noun. mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position.

Synonyms

  • banishment

Antonyms

  • authorized
  • unauthorized

Example sentences of the word relegation


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the great shames of modern landscaping is chickweed’s relegation to the category of unwanted plants.

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