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

synonyms for delegating

  • 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

antonyms for delegating

MOST RELEVANT
  • deny
  • reject
  • ignore
  • refuse
  • retract
  • keep
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How to use delegating in a sentence

Was Anthony Leverett nearing the end, counting his days, finishing up his earthly work, and delegating it to other hands?
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Well, that was one of the privileges of authority: delegating fault.
WARLORD OF KORTERRY GENE CARR
Each one finds out that by delegating to another certain kinds of work he saves his own time and energy.
THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, OCTOBER, 1900VARIOUS
Hence the necessity for organization and for delegating to subordinate leaders the authority and initiative of the chief.
MANPOWERLINCOLN CLARKE ANDREWS
But in face of these protestations they felt the necessity of delegating to others this part of their powers.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
To act consciously in opposition to the delegating power was a breach of trust.
LECTURES ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONJOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG-ACTON
In delegating the power necessary for the execution of its will, it is abandoning none of its supreme authority.
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT & DISCOURSESJEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
This makes an excellent dessert, delegating to the body much warmth, and aiding in the general digestion of other foods.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DIET, VOL. 4 (OF 5)EUGENE CHRISTIAN
Had they been capable only of delegating this kind of work, their powers would never have been recognized.
THE ARMED FORCES OFFICERU. S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
The parent organization has shown its confidence in us by delegating the work in the Philippines to our association.
THE RED CROSS IN PEACE AND WARCLARA BARTON
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