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See definition of delegated on Dictionary.com
  • verbgive authority; empower
  • verbassign responsibility

synonyms for delegated

  • accredit
  • assign
  • authorize
  • designate
  • elect
  • appoint
  • cast
  • charge
  • choose
  • commission
  • constitute
  • depute
  • deputize
  • invest
  • license
  • mandate
  • name
  • nominate
  • ordain
  • select
  • warrant
  • give nod
  • place trust in
  • swear in
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antonyms for delegated

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  • deny
  • reject
  • ignore
  • refuse
  • retract
  • keep
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How to use delegated in a sentence

Their conference was short; but it implied to Louis, that his delegated reign, as well as that of his father, was at an end.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Then she added milk and salt and delegated Violet to beat them some more while she prepared the fire.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Before the King departed he delegated his power to nine Lords Justices.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
If those to whom society has delegated sovereignty abuse their power, society has the right to take it from them.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
The conduct of the war was now delegated to Q. Ccilius Metellus, by whom it was soon after brought to a successful termination.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Here, power is expressly delegated by the Constitution to the United States.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
And yet Edward Henry, though he had delegated everything, had yet found a vast amount of work to do; and was thereby exhausted.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
They have, for the benefit of all, given to the judiciary the right to judge of the extent of the delegated power.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
Clemens was one of those delegated to receive Grant and to make a speech of welcome.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Thus he delegated the duty of expounding the law to a man who is not a judicial officer of the United States.
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
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WORDS RELATED TO DELEGATED

  • ad interim
  • adjutant
  • alternate
  • assistant
  • delegated
  • deputy
  • interim
  • pro tem
  • pro tempore
  • provisional
  • surrogate
  • temporary
  • by proxy
  • commissioned
  • delegated
  • deputed
  • empathetic
  • eventual
  • imagined
  • indirect
  • pretended
  • secondary
  • substitutional
  • surrogate
  • sympathetic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.