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Meaning of DEPUTIZE

Pronunciation:  'depyu`tIz

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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