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verb as in assign, transfer

verb as in banish, downgrade

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In fact, if Cincinnati does win out, BYU probably will be relegated to a second-tier bowl even if it, too, is undefeated.

Yet that temporal component has usually been relegated to the periphery of reinforcement-learning models.

Eventually, after his retirement in 1988, McConnell faded from view, and his work was relegated to the sidebars of textbooks as a curious but cautionary tale.

Reporting can be resource-intensive, which is why it is so surprising when the final products are often relegated to obscure webpages upon release.

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While retail behemoths like Walmart and Home Depot had to quickly pivot to keep shopping in-store safe for their customers, McKenna and Campbell don’t think that increased focus on health and wellbeing will be relegated just to pandemic times.

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Selma becomes a biopic in which the hero shines while those who worked beside him are overlooked or relegated to the sidelines.

ESPN's SportsNation compiled a Derek Jeter dating diamond, and Mariah Carey and Jessica Alba were relegated to the outfield.

By the 1940s, the box had disappeared from the show circuit entirely and was relegated to the rumor mill.

We basically are relegated to being varying degrees of “bad” in project after project.

He relegated his vice president, meanwhile, to a group of “some hardworking, effective…people around me…and I love them to death.”

In order to keep the page free from footnotes and references these are relegated to an appendix following each chapter.

Even when a separation had been effected his tormentor persecuted him still, until she was relegated to a madhouse.

The library set, its antique bookcases and desks curling up toward the ceiling, must be relegated to the attic.

A small detail which, in the calculation of the shrewd Pope, had been relegated to comparative unimportance.

It was clumsy and unwieldy and was soon relegated to its place among the failures of previous experiments.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relegated, such as: consign, entrust, refer, confide, commend, and credit.

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