HyperDic: delegate

English > 3 senses of the word delegate:
VERBsocialdelegate, deputetransfer power to someone
socialdelegate, designate, depute, assigngive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
NOUNperson delegatea person appointed or elected to represent others
delegate > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'lahgaht; deh'lahgey.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > delegate: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person appointed or elected to represent others.
Narrowerapostolic delegate(Roman Catholic Church) a representative / representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations / relations with it
BroaderrepresentativeA person who represents others
Spanishdelegada, delegado
Catalandelegada, delegat
Verbsdelegategive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
delegatetransfer power to someone
English > delegate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtransfer power to someone.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymdepute
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Spanishdelegar, diputar
Catalandelegar
Nounsdelegacythe appointment of a delegate
delegatea person appointed or elected to represent others
delegating, delegationauthorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
delegationa group of representatives / representatives or delegates
English > delegate: 3 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey delegate him to write the letter
Synonymsdesignate, depute, assign
Narrowercastselect to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
castAssign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
delegate, deputetransfer power to someone
demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position
devolvePass on or delegate to another
mandateAssign authority to
mandateAssign under a mandate
placeAssign to (a job or a home)
placeplace somebody in a particular situation or location
postAssign to a post
promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
regimentAssign to a regiment
taskAssign a task to
transfer, reassigntransfer somebody to a different position or location of work
Broaderappoint, chargeAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
Spanishasignar, atribuir, delegar, designar
Catalanassignar, delegar, designar
Nounsdelegacythe appointment of a delegate
delegatea person appointed or elected to represent others
delegationauthorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

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