verb (used with object), del·e·gat·ed, del·e·gat·ing.
- deledda, grazia,
Origin of delegate
noun (ˈdɛlɪˌɡeɪt, -ɡɪt)
Word Origin for delegate
1520s (early 15c. as a past participle adjective), from delegate (n.). Related: Delegated; delegating.
late 15c., from Old French delegat or directly from Latin delegatus, past participle of delegare "to send as a representative," from de- "from, away" (see de-) + legare "send with a commission" (see legate).