Delegate synonyms

dĕl'ĭ-gāt', -gĭt
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A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.
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Substitute is defined as a person or thing acting in place of something else.
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An agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else.
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(Ireland) a member of Dáil Éireann, or the title of a member of Dáil Éireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)
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To give a name or title to; characterize:
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To authorize; give credentials to
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To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office.
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To pick; to make the choice of; to select.
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To appoint.
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To found (an institution, for example).
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To decree; order; establish; enact
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To select by divine will for salvation. Used of God.
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To give authority to another
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One who receives the authority to speak for or act for another. A proxy is often allowed to vote in place of a corporation’s stockholder(s) at a periodic meeting.
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(Computing) In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase “intelligent agent” it implies some kind of autonomous process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.
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A messenger; an agent.
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A member of a board that governs an institution, such as a state university.
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An official residing in a foreign country in order to protect the interests of citizens from his or her nation.
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One who will receive property pursuant to a power of appointment. See also power of appointment.
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A person invested with full power, especially as the diplomatic agent of a sovereign state, (originally) charged with handling a certain matter
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An ordained member of a Protestant church; esp., a pastor
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(Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
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Person who acts as the voice of a group of people.
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(Heraldry) Figures or tinctures that succeed each other by turns.
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A person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election
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(Sports) An official selected by an athletic association or league to exercise administrative or regulatory powers over it:
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An unofficial representative:
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A deputy representing the Pope, specifically a papal ambassador sent on special ecclesiastical missions.
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A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
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A person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
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Alternative spelling of pinch hitter.
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To give official approval to or permission for
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To authorize or engage (someone to do something):
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The definition of appoint is to choose an individual for a position or office.
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To give a name or title to; entitle; style
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To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
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Cast means to throw something with force, to pick someone for a part in a play or to submit a ballot to vote.
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The act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization.
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To give ability to; enable; permit
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To act as deputy, esp. as temporary deputy
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To deputize (someone), to appoint as deputy.
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To administer an oath to, as an oath of office or of citizenship.
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To give authority to another
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To install in office with ceremony
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To give authority to another
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To give authority to another
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To give authority to another
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(--- Law) To guarantee the title of granted property to (the grantee)
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To give authority to another
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To give authority to another
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To give as a trust to (someone):
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To pay on account, as by using a credit card.
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To give duties to another
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To give duties to another
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To give duties to another
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To give duties to another
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To give duties to another
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Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. the act of handing over possession or control.
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(In extended use) Consign or assign.
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To shift or switch, as a train, car, etc. from one track to another
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To devolve is to delegate or pass on power especially to someone at a lower level, or to change for the worse.
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To give duties to another
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(Idiomatic) To dump (finish a relationship with someone)
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(Idiomatic, informal) To transfer responsibility or blame from oneself onto another; to absolve oneself of concern for a given matter by claiming to lack authority or jurisdiction.
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To dismiss is defined as to send someone away, or to disregard an idea or treat something as unworthy of consideration.
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To refuse to have any dealings with.
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To refuse to consider or grant; deny:
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To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
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To keep in possession or use.
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To manage, tend, or have charge of:
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(Intransitive) To consider or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
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To do, perform, or perpetrate:
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Of or relating to substitution; replacement.
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Of or relating to a vicar.
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Endured or done by one person substituting for another:
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The definition of a vicar is a religious official who acts in place of another, or the priest of a Church of England parish, or a minister in charge of an Episcopalian chapel in the United States.
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To consign is defined as to hand over to someone else or to put in an undesirable place.
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(Idiomatic, euphemistic) To die.
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To send a message, messenger, emissary, etc.
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