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Synonyms and Antonyms of legate

  1. a person sent on a mission to represent another <the legate was charged with a list of objectives to accomplish on behalf of his country> Synonyms agent, delegate, emissary, envoy, ambassador, minister, representativeRelated Words ambassadress; attaché, chargé d'affaires, consul, deputy, diplomat, foreign minister, nuncio, procurator, proxy; apostle, evangelist, missionary; deputation, detachment, legation; courier, messenger; mouthpiece, spokesperson

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