Meaning of “relegate” - Learner’s Dictionary

relegate

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈrelɪɡeɪt/

to put someone or something in a less important position:

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

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