View definitions for relegates


verb as in assign, transfer

verb as in banish, downgrade

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Example Sentences

“The Salafi mosque” relegates women to the shadows and preaches isolation rather than assimilation.

Deism is a "sordid" creed, which relegates God to heaven and ignores his ever-operating life in creation.

Like the ancient Sophists, he relegates the more important principles of ethics to custom and probability.

He discards the idea that we lose virility when we cease to kill, and relegates the notion to the limbo of deceits.

That relegates it all into the future; but in Peter's conception it is, in some sense, in the present.

It excludes the thing negated from any group given in a proposition, and this relegates it to the second or complementary group.


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

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