[v] assign to a class or kind; "How should algae be classified?"; "People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms"
[v] assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"
[v] expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"
[v] refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"