Definitions of delegate

  1. To send as one's representative; to empower as an ambassador; to send with power to transact business; to commission; to depute; to authorize.
  2. To intrust to the care or management of another; to transfer; to assign; to commit.
  3. To send as an agent with authority to act; intrust; commit; as, the people delegate power to Congress.
  4. To send as a legate or representative: to intrust or commit to.
  5. To send as representative; intrust; commit.
  6. To send as a representative; depute.
  7. To commit; entrust.
  8. transfer power to someone
  9. To send with power to act as a representative; to entrust; to commit.
  10. To send with power to transact business; to intrust; to commit to another's care.
  11. Any one sent and empowered to act for another; one deputed to represent; a chosen deputy; a representative; a commissioner; a vicar.
  12. One elected by the people of a territory to represent them in Congress, where he has the right of debating, but not of voting.
  13. 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.
  14. One sent to represent, and act for, others; as, the delegates to a convention; representative.
  15. One who is delegated: a deputy or representative.
  16. A deputy; representative.
  17. A representative; deputy.
  18. A person appointed and sent by another with powers to act in his stead; a representative; a deputy; a deputy from a state in Congress.
  19. One sent as a representative; a deputy; a commissioner.
  20. Sent to act for or represent another; deputed; as, a delegate judge.
  21. Delegated, deputed.
  22. Sent as a deputy.
  23. Sent to act for or represent another.
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