Delegate

Del"e*gate

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delegated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Delegating (?).] 1. To send as one's representative; to empower as an ambassador; to send with power to transact business; to commission; to depute; to authorize.
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2. To intrust to the care or management of another; to transfer; to assign; to commit.
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The delegated administration of the law.
Locke.
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Delegated executive power.
Bancroft.
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The power exercised by the legislature is the people's power, delegated by the people to the legislative.
J. B. Finch.
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