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delegating \delegating\ n. the act or process of authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions.

Syn: delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation.


vb. (present participle of delegate English)


n. authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions [syn: delegation, relegating, relegation, deputation]

Usage examples of "delegating".

At length, the three of them agreed, delegating Zilin to make the approachment.

Myriads of planets, each, in return for our benevolently despotic control, delegating and contributing power to the Eich.

I've learned to do as much as I can myself without delegating it to others because, bluntly, singers forget too much.

Campen adored delegating duty and thus managed to avoid its tedium, saving his energies to criticize results and expound weighty advices.

He'd learned a lesson then and had started delegating some of the strain of leadership to F'nor and T'gellan in Benden, to N'ton and R'mart in Pern, and to Lessa herself!

It was enough that he had had to spend much of the past month delegating holdings to Northerners who would probably kill themselves with either enthusiasm in the heat or their ignorance of Southern dangers.

P’gul, the Weyrlingmaster, had taken charge, delegating some work to Ketan and the more able of the injured dragonriders.

Haven’t I told you before that you should practice delegating a little more of your authority?

He had trouble delegating and was still trying to handle it all himself.

Now the way they solved their riddle was by delegating and giving over jealously specified sovereign powers and doing all that was possible to retain the residuum.

But Wunderman had persevered, pointing out that Stallings could quadruple his problem-solving capacity by delegating some of the complexities to the computer.

Norma was too independent to understand the economics of delegating tasks.