The Collaborative International Dictionary
Deligate \Del"i*gate\, v. t. [L. deligatus, p. p. of deligare to bind up; de- + ligare to bind.] (Surg.) To bind up; to bandage.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
vb. (context surgery dated transitive English) To bind up; to bandage.
Usage examples of "deligate".
Of wanting to run all over the ship and do everything personally, yet be able only to deligate responsibilities even in an emergency?