• WordNet 3.6
    • n delegating authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
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  • Timothy Firnstahl
    Timothy Firnstahl
    “Delegating means letting others become the experts and hence the best.”
  • Nadine Gramling
    Nadine Gramling
    “You have to do many things yourself. Things that you cannot delegate.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When in charge ponder. When in trouble delegate. When in doubt mumble.”
  • Robert Half
    Robert Half
    “Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.”
  • Ronald Reagan
    “Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.”


In literature:

In a short time the small delegation stood before Count Charles, blocking his path.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Accordingly Miss Phoebe Couzins was sent as a delegate from the association.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
The Archbishop of Canterbury, who was at the head of the delegation, explained the case to the queen.
"Richard III" by Jacob Abbott
This was equivalent to instructing her delegates in Congress to oppose any such measure.
"James Madison" by Sydney Howard Gay
He had no intention that delegates should be elected from Massachusetts.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Having arrived at the hall, and inspected it, and agreed that it would serve the purpose, the delegates helped themselves to seats.
"Patrick Henry" by Moses Coit Tyler
A walkin' delegate from Denver's here.
"The Plunderer" by Roy Norton
Ten national organizations were represented by official delegates and forty sent fraternal delegates.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
When the delegates rose and the Rev.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
To secure Imperial financial aid in one form or another delegates had more than once gone to London.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun

In poetry:

That time when Lord Cecil
Induced Sir Austin to wrestle
Delegated rushed up in a fever
From all over Geneva
"Clerihew – Lord Cecil" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
You hold the records and the seal,
And Buck 'll hold the bag,
While John and Ed, by crooked deal,
The delegates will gag.
"Hiland-Buckingham" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Since Eddie taught us how to buck
And gag the delegate,
We'll slime the people's choice with muck
And let the rascals bleat.
"Hiland-Buckingham" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
For charity, angelic power!
Thy fav'rite delegate below!
Makes industry, our peaceful dower!
A guard from indigence and woe.
"Two Hymns" by William Hayley

In news:

Business of the American Medical Association House of Delegates 2012 Interim Meeting.
The following members were elected to APTA's Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Monday night at the House of Delegates in Tampa, Florida: Paul A. Rockar, Jr, PT, DPT, MS, was elected president.
Holstein , of Belle, is a candidate for the House of Delegates Kanawha County's 36th District.
Missouri's delegation voted unanimously for Gene Robinson's appointment.
Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep Paul Ryan speaks to delegates during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. On Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012.
Ron Paul delegate Cynthia Kennedy, of Nevada, speaks during a protest, Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Protestors gathered in Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention.
Ann Romney waves to the crowd as she arrives on stage for her speech to the delegates Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention.
Delegates say she effectively presented a human side of her husband, GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
No sooner had Mitt Romney triumphed in the Michigan primary than Rick Santorum edged into his victory by succeeding in winning an equal number of delegates.
USA TODAY's interactive delegate tracker shows where the presidential candidates stand as they seek their party's nomination.
These statutes prevent interventions that could help addicted patients, delegates say.
California delegate leaves convention after trying to impersonate member of Congress.
Near the hotels where the Ohio delegates are staying is JM Keynes Blvd and Drive.
Mitt Romney won the delegates, but not necessarily the argument.
One of them actually won some delegates.

In science:

Each working group is led by a delegated partner, who is responsible for specific management, and for reporting to the network overall.
OPTICON: EC Optical Infrared Coordination Network for Astronomy
In view of the long–term and substantial involvement this convention should be signed by the governments of the participating countries or by bodies to whom the governments delegate their authority.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
Following the example of the ESRF the governments are either represented themselves in this meeting or they delegate their membership to one of their national participating institutes.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
In this case, Oval does not do much, but simply delegates the compilation to the tool which has been specified by your Oval administrator.
OVAL: the CMS Testing Robot
We also tried to delegate as much administrative and management work as possible to users, both teachers and students.
WebTeach in practice: the entrance test to the Engineering faculty in Florence