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Meaning of DEPUTIZE

Pronunciation:  'depyu`tIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  appoint as a substitute
  2. [v]  act as a substitute for
 

DEPUTIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: depute, deputise, stand in, step in, substitute
 
 See Also: appoint, charge, cover, replace, supersede, supervene upon, supplant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dep"u*tize\, v. t.
To appoint as one's deputy; to empower to act in one's stead;
to depute.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accredit, act for, answer for, appear for, arm, assign, authorize, back up, charge, charter, clothe, clothe with power, commission, commit, consign, delegate, depute, designate an agent, detach, detail, devolute, devolve, devolve upon, empower, enable, endow, endue, entrust, front for, give in charge, invest, license, mission, pinch-hit for, post, represent, send out, speak for, stand in for, substitute for, transfer, understudy, warrant
 

 

 

 

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