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  Definition of depute
  1. give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
  2. appoint as a substitute
  3. transfer power to someone
Similar Words: delegate, designate, assign, deputize, deputise

 

Hyponyms: mandate, cast, post, devolve, task, place, regiment, transfer, reassign, delegate, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate, demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs

 

Derivational Morphology: assignment, duty assignment, appointment, designation, naming, deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission, delegating, relegating, relegation, delegate, deputy, surrogate, deputy sheriff, lieutenant

 

 
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