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See definition of relegates on Dictionary.com
  • verbassign, transfer
  • verbbanish, downgrade

synonyms for relegates

  • consign
  • entrust
  • refer
  • accredit
  • charge
  • commend
  • commit
  • confide
  • credit
  • delegate
  • hand over
  • pass on
  • turn over

antonyms for relegates

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  • deny
  • disapprove
  • keep
  • assume
  • hold
  • promote
  • upgrade
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How to use relegates in a sentence

Deism is a "sordid" creed, which relegates God to heaven and ignores his ever-operating life in creation.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Like the ancient Sophists, he relegates the more important principles of ethics to custom and probability.
MENOPLATO
He discards the idea that we lose virility when we cease to kill, and relegates the notion to the limbo of deceits.
THE HOLY EARTHL. H. BAILEY
That relegates it all into the future; but in Peter's conception it is, in some sense, in the present.
EXPOSITIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTUREALEXANDER MACLAREN
It excludes the thing negated from any group given in a proposition, and this relegates it to the second or complementary group.
NATURAL PHILOSOPHYWILHELM OSTWALD
He does not provoke discussion by denying or combating them; he merely relegates them to a secondary position.
MATTHEW ARNOLDG. W. E. RUSSELL
Mr. Spencer offers no explanations and relegates all to the convenient dumping ground of the unknowable.
THE UNIVERSE A VAST ELECTRIC ORGANISMGEORGE WOODWARD WARDER
At the same time he relegates that historic myth Daniel Boone to his deserved contempt as a land-shark and speculator.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL 2, DECEMBER 1888VARIOUS
Skeat relegates this expansion of two lines to a footnote, and rightly.
THE BRUCEJOHN BARBOUR
He relegates all mention of elastic bank-credit to "transitions."
THE VALUE OF MONEYBENJAMIN M. ANDERSON, JR.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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