Meaning of “relegate” - Learner’s Dictionary

relegate

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈrelɪɡeɪt/

to put someone or something in a less important position:

[ often passive ] He'd been relegated to the B team.
relegation noun [ U ] us uk /ˌrelɪˈɡeɪʃən/

(Definition of “relegate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)