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  • nounrepresentative, often governmental
  • verbgive authority; empower
  • verbassign responsibility

synonyms for delegates

  • commissioner
  • deputy
  • envoy
  • member
  • minister
  • nominee
  • senator
  • agent
  • alternate
  • ambassador
  • appointee
  • consul
  • emissary
  • factor
  • front
  • legate
  • mouthpiece
  • plenipotentiary
  • proxy
  • regent
  • rep
  • replacement
  • spokesperson
  • stand-in
  • substitute
  • surrogate
  • vicar
  • viceroy
  • catchpole
  • member of Congress
  • people's choice
  • pinch hitter
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How to use delegates in a sentence

The general assembly of Corsica, consisting of 1,009 delegates, unanimously expelled the Bonaparte family.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
A convention of delegates to revise the constitution of New York met at Albany.
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There were one hundred and thirty-one delegates present at this convention, representing sixty-six counties and corporations.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The general court of Massachusetts met at Salem, and chose delegates to the first congress.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Consequently, the one hundred and fifteen delegates present proposed acts and passed them as laws called ordinances.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Each county was to choose two delegates annually to represent them and one-fourth of the Senate was to be elected annually.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
It was soon obvious that there were two distinct types of delegates: the eastern "conservatives" and the western "reformers."
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
There were one hundred and sixty-eight official delegates present, and they elected Edmund Pendleton president of the convention.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
On May 29, 1902, the Constitution of 1902 was "proclaimed" by the convention members, whose delegates voted for its adoption.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Consequently, when delegates from these states refused to accept the pledge, they were not initially seated at the convention.
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WORDS RELATED TO DELEGATES

  • assembly
  • association
  • caucus
  • chamber
  • club
  • committee
  • conclave
  • conference
  • convention
  • convocation
  • council
  • delegates
  • government
  • guild
  • league
  • legislative body
  • legislature
  • meeting
  • order
  • parliament
  • senate
  • society
  • the Hill
  • the house
  • union
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