Legate may refer to:

  • Legatus, a higher ranking general officer of the Roman army drawn from among the senatorial class
  • A member of a legation
  • A representative, such as an ambassador, envoy, or delegate.
  • Papal legate, a delegate messenger from the Holy See
  • Legate (Star Trek), a rank in the Cardassian military in the fictional Star Trek universe
  • Jiedushi, regional military governors in imperial China, sometimes translated as "legates"