Textual thesaurus for "relegate"

(verb) classify

assign to a class or kind

How should algae be classified?; People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

(verb) demote, kick downstairs, break, bump

assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

She was demoted because she always speaks up; He was broken down to Sergeant

(verb) banish, bar

expel, as if by official decree

he was banished from his own country

(verb) pass on, submit

refer to another person for decision or judgment

She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues