1. (archaic) Relegated; exiled.
1. (Roman historical, obsolete) A person who has been banished from proximity to Rome for a set time, but without losing his civil rights.
1. refer to another person for decision or judgment
- She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues
Similar word(s): submit
2. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
3. expel, as if by official decree
4. assign to a class or kind
- People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms
Similar word(s): classify