deputize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To appoint or serve as a deputy.
    • To appoint as you's deputy; to enable to act in a single's stead; to appoint as you's alternative; to depute.
    • To appoint or serve as a deputy.
    • To appoint together's deputy; to empower to act within one's stead; to appoint as you's substitute; to depute.
  • verb:
    • which will make (someone) a deputy; to formally empower.
    • to help make or identify as an alternative.
    • appoint as a replacement
    • act as a substitute
    • to produce (someone) a deputy; to formally enable.
    • to help make or identify as an alternative.
    • appoint as an alternative
    • work as a replacement
  • others:
    • To appoint as deputy; empower to act for another, as a sheriff; depute.
    • to do something as a deputy.
    • To appoint as deputy; empower to do something for the next, as a sheriff; depute.
    • to behave as a deputy.

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