tr.v. rel·e·gat·ed, rel·e·gat·ing, rel·e·gates
1. To assign to an obscure place, position, or condition.
2. To assign to a particular class or category; classify. See Synonyms at commit.
3. To refer or assign (a matter or task, for example) for decision or action.
4. To send to a place of exile; banish.