delegate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French delegat, from Latin delegatus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun
Verb
  • enPR: dĕlʹĭ-gāt', IPA(key): /ˈdɛlɪˌɡeɪt/

Noun[edit]

delegate (plural delegates)

  1. a person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy
  2. a representative at a conference, etc.
  3. (US) an appointed representative in some legislative bodies
  4. (computing) a type of variable storing a reference to a method with a particular signature, analogous to a function pointer

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Verb[edit]

delegate (third-person singular simple present delegates, present participle delegating, simple past and past participle delegated)

  1. to authorize someone to be a delegate
  2. to commit a task to someone, especially a subordinate
  3. (computing, Internet) (of a subdomain) to give away authority over a subdomain; to allow someone else to create sub-subdomains of a subdomain of yours

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

delegate

  1. feminine plural of delegato

Noun[edit]

delegate f

  1. plural form of delegata

Verb[edit]

delegate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of delegare
  2. second-person plural imperative of delegare
  3. feminine plural of delegato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēlēgāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of dēlēgō