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verb as in appoint as a deputy

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To reach that goal, the company will need to be able to deputize its traditional ad slots into addressable placements by overlaying them with targeted campaigns.

From Digiday

You may even want to deputize him as a de facto project manager to keep track of who’s doing those projects.

Clinton didn’t want to do the Sunday shows and Rice was deputized to be the face of the Obama Administration.

From Time

Instead, McCarthy deputized Katko to negotiate it and then waited a few days to rip the rug out from beneath him, with an assist from McConnell.

Sometimes it was deputizing your own community, but it happened.

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Another has Mubarak deputize his vice president and step down in all but name.

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

Now I deny that Congress can deputize its legislative powers.

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

You may safely deputize only so long as, by so doing, you leave yourself free for the more important, more profitable decisions.

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.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deputize, such as: assign, authorize, commission, consign, delegate, and depute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.