Antonyms for delegating

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Captain Moonlight was exercising and delegating his sovereignty.

He could not think of delegating that important function to any one else.

Directors also have wide discretion in delegating their authority.

But consider—you need not be afraid of delegating power to me.

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

In these and a few other States the people make their own local laws instead of delegating this power to representatives.

Why do not the people of the United States make their laws in person, instead of delegating this power to Congress?

And since then he had remained consistently in the background, delegating his authority to Miss Craven.

The early British mother always nursed her children herself, nor would she have thought of delegating this duty to another.

There is a movement in favour of educating the priests, and delegating some of the above powers to them.