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He bent his eyes on Bob: “Better get Brush to deputize you to make the arrest.”

"All you got to do is to do what I deputize you to do," he said quietly.

The Sheriff denied that he had promised to deputize the Pinkertons.

Now I deny that Congress can deputize its legislative powers.

Miss Pierson, I deputize you to gather up the stray sunbeams for me that memory may have a regal crown to wear when I am far away.

A good manager, though, can't simply go and deputize every detail of his job.

I'll vouch that they're all good cow-hands, and if you want to deputize the whole works, why, just work your rabbit's foot.

WORD ORIGIN

1730s; see deputy + -ize. Related: Deputized; deputizing.

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