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verb as in assign responsibility

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Winstead admits she was a tough boss, maybe too tough, inexperienced in delegating and fiercely protective of her vision.

He loved working with Payne, whom he calls the Vince Lombardi of directors—an expert, he says, at delegating authority.

Their greatest error was delegating the process of thinking and decision-making to their higher ups.

His job at Gap had Robinson delegating designs rather than executing a sort of scratch-to-finish mentality.

CEOs are very comfortable delegating the running of vast enterprises to others.

Was Anthony Leverett nearing the end, counting his days, finishing up his earthly work, and delegating it to other hands?

Well, that was one of the privileges of authority: delegating fault.

Each one finds out that by delegating to another certain kinds of work he saves his own time and energy.

Hence the necessity for organization and for delegating to subordinate leaders the authority and initiative of the chief.

But in face of these protestations they felt the necessity of delegating to others this part of their powers.


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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delegating, such as: authorize, accredit, elect, assign, designate, and appoint.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.