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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

    Synonyms:
    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)

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    deputy, legate, proxy, representative, substitute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delegate

    Synonyms:
    appoint, depute, commission

    Antonyms:
    recall, supersede, relegate, discommission

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delegate(v. a.)

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

  2. delegate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    intrust, commit

  3. delegate(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deputy, commissioner, representative

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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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