As a noun delegate
is a person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy.
As a verb delegate
is to authorize someone to be a delegate.
As an adjective representatives is
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a person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy
a representative at a conference, etc.
(US) an appointed representative in some legislative bodies
(computing) a type of variable storing a reference to a method with a particular signature, analogous to a function pointer
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to authorize someone to be a delegate
to commit a task to someone, especially a subordinate
(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