Picture for RelegatePronunciatio:rel•e•gate

Meanings of Relegate:

1.to give somebody a lower or less important position, rank, etc. than before.
2.to consign or commit (a matter, task, etc.), as to a person
3.to assign or refer (something) to a particular class or kind.
4.to send into exile; banish.

Master’s Tip to Learn Relegate

RELEGATE is similar in pronunciation to RAIL and GATE. Just like a train goes out of track and breaks the gate, it is taken off duty. Similarly relegate means to take away a higher post and assign a lower one.

Sentence examples for Relegate:

1. He relegated his assistant to the clerk’s job.
2. He has been relegated to a post at the fringes of the diplomatic service.