verb (used with object), del·e·gat·ed, del·e·gat·ing.
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I think, not that every kid can delegate reading their homework assignment or delegate memorizing their times table.
The state GOP’s governing board voted late Tuesday night to hold its convention in parking lots spread out across campus, with thousands of delegates seated in their vehicles and candidate speeches possibly piped in through car radios.Liberty University surprised by Virginia GOP plans for drive-in convention on campus|Laura Vozzella|February 24, 2021|Washington Post
To me, that’s a clear reflection that those delegates had been in prior communication with the candidate, or someone else.
I secured the delegate list, made the calls and many folks didn’t answer or return my call.
A local bill to overhaul disciplinary practices has been shelved as delegates in Annapolis debate broader changes statewide.In Maryland’s largest suburb, an ambitious police overhaul faces roadblocks|Rebecca Tan, Dan Morse|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
“Welcome, welcome to Brooklyn,” the senator sang as each delegate descended from the bus.DINO Hunters Are Dreaming Hipster Dreams of the DNC in Brooklyn|David Freedlander|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Stalwarts hoped to swarm the convention and force a challenge to the delegate roll.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shaw put himself right alongside the line and took a minute to shake hands and greet each delegate.
Under the Soviet regime, people preferred to delegate power and decision-making to others—Stalin, for example.Inside ‘Maidan’: Sergei Loznitsa on His Ukrainian Uprising Doc and Putin’s ‘Fascist’ Regime|Richard Porton|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Virginia State Delegate Barbara Comstock is the ur-Republican.Republican Congressional Candidate's Awkward Obama Vote|Ben Jacobs|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One delegate said that he found fully one third of the men in his wards professing Christians.
A delegate of the Christian Commission sat down to write a letter for him to his wife, to be sent by a flag of truce.
The Tallest Delegate was called smartly to order; he rebelled, but when threatened with the sergeant-at-arms subsided amid jeers.
The delegate from Marion, like the mysterious person from Pulaski, was a stranger to state conventions.
The next morning the ejected delegate sailed for London, but soon went to Paris where he helped to form radical groups.Comrade Kropotkin|Victor Robinson