Synonyms for relegate

Synonyms for (verb) relegate

Synonyms: classify, relegate

Definition: assign to a class or kind

Usage: How should algae be classified?; People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

Similar words: assign, attribute

Definition: decide as to where something belongs in a scheme

Usage: The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class


Synonyms: demote, kick downstairs, relegate, break, bump

Definition: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

Usage: She was demoted because she always speaks up; He was broken down to Sergeant

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)


Synonyms: relegate, banish, bar

Definition: expel, as if by official decree

Usage: he was banished from his own country

Similar words: kick out, expel, throw out

Definition: force to leave or move out

Usage: He was expelled from his native country


Synonyms: pass on, submit, relegate

Definition: refer to another person for decision or judgment

Usage: She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues

Similar words: subject, submit

Definition: refer for judgment or consideration

Usage: The lawyers submitted the material to the court