Definitions of relegation
  1. noun
    authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    synonyms: delegating, delegation, deputation, relegating
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    devolution, devolvement
    the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
    type of:
    authorisation, authorization, empowerment
    the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
  2. noun
    the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
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    type of:
    assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization
    the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
  3. noun
    mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position
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    type of:
    banishment, proscription
    rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
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