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Definition of delegate:

  1. Any one sent and empowered to act for another; one deputed to represent; a chosen deputy; a representative; a commissioner; a vicar.
  2. One elected by the people of a territory to represent them in Congress, where he has the right of debating, but not of voting.
  3. One sent by any constituency to act as its representative in a convention; as, a delegate to a convention for nominating officers, or for forming or altering a constitution.
  4. Sent to act for or represent another; deputed; as, a delegate judge.
  5. To intrust to the care or management of another; to transfer; to assign; to commit.
  6. To send as one's representative; to empower as an ambassador; to send with power to transact business; to commission; to depute; to authorize.

Synonyms:

doom, allot, impute, set apart, put, portion, attribute, point, show, ascribe, arrogate, fate, assign, destine, depute, intend, specify, designate, denominate, deputise, indicate, legate.

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