relegate (relegates, present participle relegating; past and past participle relegated)
- Exile, banish, remove, or send away.
- (transitive, done to a person) Exile or banish to a particular place.
- (reflexive, obsolete, rare) Remove (oneself) to a distance from something or somewhere.
- (transitive, historical, Ancient Rome, done to a person) Banish from proximity to Rome for a set time; compare relegate#Etymology 2|relegate.
- (transitive, figuratively) Remove or send to a place far away.
- (transitive, in extended use) Consign or assign.
- Consign (a person or thing) to a place, position, or role of obscurity, insignificance, oblivion, or (especially) inferiority.
- Assign (a thing) to an appropriate place or situation based on appraisal or classification.
- (sports, chiefly, soccer) Transfer (a sports team) to a lower-ranking league division.
- (transitive) Refer or submit.
- German: zurückstufen, herabsetzen, degradieren, zurückversetzen, herabstufen, absteigen lassen, einstufen, zuweisen
- German: zuweisen
- Russian: отсылать
relegate (plural relegates)
- (history, obsolete) A person who has been banished from proximity to Rome for a set time, but without losing his civil rights.
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