Depute

Definition of Depute

De`pute´
v. t.1.To appoint as deputy or agent; to commission to act in one's place; to delegate.
[imp. & p. p. Deputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Deputing.]
There is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.
- 2. Sam. xv. 3.
Some persons, deputed by a meeting.
- Macaulay.
2.To appoint; to assign; to choose.
The most conspicuous places in cities are usually deputed for the erection of statues.
- Barrow.
n.1.A person deputed; a deputy.

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assign, delegate, delegating, delegation, deputation, designate, relegating, relegation
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