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Synonyms for delegate
ˈdɛl ɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt; -ˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delegate(verb)

    a person appointed or elected to represent others

  2. delegate, depute(verb)

    transfer power to someone

    assign, designate, depute, deputize, deputise

  3. delegate, designate, depute, assign(verb)

    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

    put, deputize, set apart, indicate, arrogate, show, doom, destine, portion, point, ascribe, specify, depute, designate, denominate, impute, attribute, assign, intend, allot, deputise, fate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delegate

    These words agree in designating one who acts in the place of some other or others. The legate is an ecclesiastical officer representing the Pope. In strict usage the deputy or delegate is more limited in functions and more closely bound by instructions than a representative. A single officer may have a deputy; many persons combine to choose a delegate or representative. In the United States informal assemblies send delegates to nominating conventions with no legislative authority; representatives are legally elected to Congress and the various legislatures, with lawmaking power.

    deputy, legate, proxy, representative, substitute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delegate

    appoint, depute, commission

    recall, supersede, relegate, discommission

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delegate(v. a.)

    depute, commission, appoint as agent, send on an embassy

  2. delegate(v. a.)

    intrust, commit

  3. delegate(n.)

    deputy, commissioner, representative

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. delegate(n)

    deputy, proxy, vicar, commissioner, legate, envoy, appointee, surrogate

  2. delegate(v)

    depute, commission

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How to use delegate in a sentence?

  1. Reince Priebus:

    This is a delegate-driven process. This is the first time in a long time people actually cared about delegate count, but delegates matter, the minority of delegates doesn't rule for the majority.

  2. Lara Brown:

    If he continues, he will only further engender frustration among Democratic Party officials and all of those individuals who are engaged at the super delegate level. And what he’s now achieving is really only his own desire to finish, and be in a position where he could protest or engage in some form of minority delegate platform negotiation at the convention.

  3. Kayla Moore:

    Our opponent -- who is an ultra-liberal, who was an Obama delegate, who is for full-term abortions, who is for more gun restrictions, who is for transgender bathrooms, who is for transgender [people] in the military -- is against everything we in Alabama believe and stand for.

  4. Coverage Blanton:

    We crossed a certain line the other night, when Trump swept those states, if you were talking about a delegate count where we’re even, and there were a tie issue at stake, yeah, I would probably want to do something for Kasich. But I think we’re out of those woods right now.

  5. Guy Short:

    Donald Trump is a liar, nobody was offered anything. In fact, I spent thousands of dollars of my own money campaigning to become a delegate because it's that important to make sure Donald Trump is NOT our nominee.

Translations for delegate

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  • موفد, فوض, مندوبArabic
  • упълномощавам, делегат, делегирам, представителBulgarian
  • delegada, delegatCatalan, Valencian
  • delegovat, delegátCzech
  • Vertreter, Abgeordneter, DelegierterGerman
  • diputar, delegada, delegadoSpanish
  • نماینده, تفویض کردن, سپردنPersian
  • edustajaFinnish
  • déléguer, déléguée, déléguéFrench
  • neach-ionaid, riochdaireScottish Gaelic
  • נציג, בא-כוחHebrew
  • प्रतिनिधिHindi
  • delegato, delegataInterlingua
  • melimpahkanIndonesian
  • delegareItalian
  • נָצִיגHebrew
  • 代理人, 使節, 代表Japanese
  • delegatusLatin
  • gedelegeerde, afgevaardigdeDutch
  • delegatPolish
  • delegada, delegadoPortuguese
  • представи́тельница, поручи́ть, уполномо́чить, представи́тель, уполномо́чивать, делеги́ровать, делега́тка, делега́т, поруча́тьRussian
  • delegatSwedish
  • delegeTurkish

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