Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun delegate

1 sense of delegate

Sense 1
delegate -- (a person appointed or elected to represent others)
       => representative -- (a person who represents others)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb delegate

2 senses of delegate

Sense 1
delegate, depute -- (transfer power to someone)
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 2
delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))
       => appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

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