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delegate

 
Noun delegate has 1 sense
  1. delegate - a person appointed or elected to represent others
    --1 is a kind of
    representative
    --1 has particulars: apostolic delegate
    Derived forms: verb delegate2, verb delegate1
Verb delegate has 2 senses
  1. delegate, depute - transfer power to someone
    --1 is one way to delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived forms: noun delegate1, noun delegation1, noun delegation2, noun delegating1, noun delegacy3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. delegate, designate, depute, assign - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    --2 is one way to appoint, charge
    Derived forms: noun delegate1, noun delegation2, noun delegacy3
    Sample sentence:
    They delegate him to write the letter
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