1. delegating, delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation, authorization, authorisation, empowerment

usage: authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions


1. relegate, pass on, submit, submit, subject

usage: refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"

2. demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"

3. banish, relegate, bar, expel, throw out, kick out

usage: expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"

4. relegate, classify, assign, attribute

usage: assign to a class or kind; "How should algae be classified?"; "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"

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