verb (used with object), rel·e·gat·ed, rel·e·gat·ing.
Origin of relegate
Related formsrel·e·ga·ble [rel-i-guh-buhl] /ˈrɛl ɪ gə bəl/, adjectiverel·e·ga·tion, nounun·rel·e·ga·ble, adjectiveun·rel·e·gat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for relegation
Our bookstores would surely be more drab and austere in their absence or their relegation to the annals of world literature.Why the Man Booker Prize Is More Necessary Than Ever|Liam Hoare|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After the doom of relegation is expired, he comes hither at midsummer.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
This tendency would be encouraged and perpetuated by the relegation of vessels of particular forms to particular ceremonies.Origin and Development of Form and Ornament in Ceramic Art.|William Henry Holmes
He knew that his resources were exhausted, his energies abated, and that pardon would now merely mean a relegation to oblivion.Raleigh|Edmund Gosse