Relegate Rel"e*gate (r?l"?-g?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Relegated} (-g?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Relegating}.] [L. relegatus, p. p. of relegare; pref. re- re- + legare to send with a commission or charge. See {Legate}.] To remove, usually to an inferior position; to consign; to transfer; specifically, to send into exile; to banish. [1913 Webster]

It [the Latin language] was relegated into the study of the scholar. --Milman. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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