Meaning of relegate
Pronunciation: (rel'i-gāt"), [key]
— -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
- to send or consign to an inferior position, place, or condition: He has been relegated to a post at the fringes of the diplomatic service.
- to consign or commit (a matter, task, etc.), as to a person: He relegates the less pleasant tasks to his assistant.
- to assign or refer (something) to a particular class or kind.
- to send into exile; banish.
- relegate (Thesaurus)