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Regulate vs. Relegate

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Regulateverb

To dictate policy.

Relegateverb

Exile, banish, remove, or send away.

Regulateverb

To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.

Relegateverb

Exile or banish to a particular place.

Regulateverb

To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.

Relegateverb

Remove (oneself) to a distance from something or somewhere.

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Regulateverb

To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.

‘to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time’; ‘to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.’;

Relegateverb

Banish from proximity to Rome for a set time; compare relegate.

Regulateverb

To put or maintain in order.

‘to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances’; ‘to regulate one's eating habits’;

Relegateverb

Remove or send to a place far away.

Regulateverb

To adjust by rule, method, or established mode; to direct by rule or restriction; to subject to governing principles or laws.

‘The laws which regulate the successions of the seasons.’; ‘The herdsmen near the frontier adjudicated their own disputes, and regulated their own police.’;

Relegateverb

Consign or assign.

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Regulateverb

To put in good order; as, to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances.

Relegateverb

Consign (a person or thing) to a place, position, or role of obscurity, insignificance, oblivion, or (especially) inferiority.

‘Her bright ideas were relegated to "tosh" by her manager.’;

Regulateverb

To adjust, or maintain, with respect to a desired rate, degree, or condition; as, to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.

Relegateverb

Assign (a thing) to an appropriate place or situation based on appraisal or classification.

Regulateverb

fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of;

‘regulate the temperature’; ‘modulate the pitch’;

Relegateverb

Transfer (a sports team) to a lower-ranking league division.

‘After finishing second-bottom in the table, United were relegated from the division.’;

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Regulateverb

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations;

‘We cannot regulate the way people dress’; ‘This town likes to regulate’;

Relegateverb

(transitive) Refer or submit.

Regulateverb

shape or influence; give direction to;

‘experience often determines ability’; ‘mold public opinion’;

Relegateverb

Refer (a point of contention) to an authority in deference to the judgment thereof.

Regulateverb

check the emission of (sound)

Relegateverb

Submit (something) to someone else for appropriate action thereby; compare delegate.

Relegateverb

Submit or refer (someone) to someone or something else for some reason or purpose.

Relegatenoun

A person who has been banished from proximity to Rome for a set time, but without losing his civil rights.

Relegateadjective

(archaic) Relegated; exiled.

Relegateverb

To remove, usually to an inferior position; to consign; to transfer; specifically, to send into exile; to banish.

‘It [the Latin language] was relegated into the study of the scholar.’;

Relegateverb

refer to another person for decision or judgment;

‘She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues’;

Relegateverb

assign to a lower position; reduce in rank;

‘She was demoted because she always speaks up’; ‘He was broken down to Sargeant’;

Relegateverb

expel, as if by official decree;

‘he was banished from his own country’;

Relegateverb

assign to a class or kind;

‘How should algae be classified?’; ‘People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms’;

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