Definition of relegating:
excluding (part of speech: verb)
ridding (part of speech: verb)
- casting off,
- parting with,
- letting go,
As this process goes on, it may after many more ages of political experience become apparent that there is really no reason, in the nature of things, why the whole of mankind should not constitute politically one huge federation,- each little group managing its local affairs in entire independence, but relegating all questions of international interest to the decision of one central tribunal supported by the public opinion of the entire human race.- "American Political Ideas Viewed From The Standpoint Of Universal History", John Fiske.
V But before finally relegating the idea to its place in the aesthetic scheme, we must ask whether the specific emotional content can claim independent aesthetic value; for we can scarcely ignore the fact that almost all naive response to literature, and indeed to all forms of art, is, or is believed to be, specifically emotional.- "The Psychology of Beauty", Ethel D. Puffer.
Fatality, briefly, explains and excuses all things, by relegating to a sufficient distance in the invisible or the unintelligible all that it would be hard to explain, and more difficult still to excuse.- "The Buried Temple", Maurice Maeterlinck.