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de·pute

 (dĭ-pyo͞ot′)
tr.v. de·put·ed, de·put·ing, de·putes
1. To appoint or authorize as an agent or representative.
2. To assign (authority or duties) to another; delegate.

[Middle English deputen, from Old French deputer, from Late Latin dēputāre, to allot, from Latin, to consider : dē-, de- + putāre, to ponder; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

depute

vb (tr)
1. to appoint as an agent, substitute, or representative
2. to assign or transfer (authority, duties, etc) to a deputy; delegate
n
a. a deputy
b. (as modifier; usually postpositive): sheriff depute.
[C15: from Old French deputer, from Late Latin dēputāre to assign, allot, from Latin de- + putāre to think, consider]

de•pute

(dəˈpyut)

v.t. -put•ed, -put•ing.
1. to appoint as one's substitute, representative, or agent.
2. to assign (authority, a function, etc.) to a deputy.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French deputer to assign < Late Latin dēputāre to allot, Latin: to consider =dē- de- + putāre to think]
dep•u•ta•ble (ˈdɛp yə tə bəl, dəˈpyu-) adj.

depute


Past participle: deputed
Gerund: deputing

Imperative
depute
depute
Present
I depute
you depute
he/she/it deputes
we depute
you depute
they depute
Preterite
I deputed
you deputed
he/she/it deputed
we deputed
you deputed
they deputed
Present Continuous
I am deputing
you are deputing
he/she/it is deputing
we are deputing
you are deputing
they are deputing
Present Perfect
I have deputed
you have deputed
he/she/it has deputed
we have deputed
you have deputed
they have deputed
Past Continuous
I was deputing
you were deputing
he/she/it was deputing
we were deputing
you were deputing
they were deputing
Past Perfect
I had deputed
you had deputed
he/she/it had deputed
we had deputed
you had deputed
they had deputed
Future
I will depute
you will depute
he/she/it will depute
we will depute
you will depute
they will depute
Future Perfect
I will have deputed
you will have deputed
he/she/it will have deputed
we will have deputed
you will have deputed
they will have deputed
Future Continuous
I will be deputing
you will be deputing
he/she/it will be deputing
we will be deputing
you will be deputing
they will be deputing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deputing
you have been deputing
he/she/it has been deputing
we have been deputing
you have been deputing
they have been deputing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deputing
you will have been deputing
he/she/it will have been deputing
we will have been deputing
you will have been deputing
they will have been deputing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deputing
you had been deputing
he/she/it had been deputing
we had been deputing
you had been deputing
they had been deputing
Conditional
I would depute
you would depute
he/she/it would depute
we would depute
you would depute
they would depute
Past Conditional
I would have deputed
you would have deputed
he/she/it would have deputed
we would have deputed
you would have deputed
they would have deputed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depute - transfer power to someone
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
2.depute - appoint as a substitute
appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
3.depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
mandate - assign authority to
cast - select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
post - assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
cast - assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
devolve - pass on or delegate to another; "The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital"
task - assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children"
place - place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
regiment - assign to a regiment; "regiment soldiers"
reassign, transfer - transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
delegate, depute - transfer power to someone
mandate - assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony"
elevate, kick upstairs, promote, upgrade, advance, raise - give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
demote, kick downstairs, relegate, bump, break - assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"
appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
place - assign to (a job or a home)

depute

verb appoint, choose, commission, select, elect, nominate, assign, charge, mandate, authorize, empower, accredit A sub-committee was deputed to investigate the claims.
Translations
يُفَوِّضيَنْتَدِب
delegovatpověřit
beskikke
felhatalmaz
gera aî fulltrúa sínumveita/afhenda
atstovautipavaduotipavaduotojas
nodotnozīmētpilnvarot
delegovať
atamakdevretmektayin etmekvermek

depute

[dɪˈpjuːt] VT [+ job, authority] → delegar
to depute sth to sbdelegar algo en algn
to depute sb to do sthdelegar a algn para que haga algo

depute

[dɪˈpjuːt] vt
to be deputed to do sth [person] → être délégué(e) pour faire qch

depute

vt personabordnen, delegieren; to be deputed to do somethingdazu abgeordnet or delegiert werden, etw zu tun

depute

[dɪˈpjuːt] vt (frm) to depute sth to sbdelegare qc a qn
to depute sb to do sth → deputare or delegare qn a fare qc

depute

(diˈpjuːt) verb
1. to appoint a person to take over a task etc.
2. to hand over (a task etc) to someone else to do for one.
ˌdepuˈtation (depju-) noun
a group of people appointed to represent others. The miners sent a deputation to the Prime Minister.
deputize, deputise (ˈdepju-) verb
to act as a deputy. She deputized for her father at the meeting.
deputy (ˈdepjuti) noun
someone appointed to help a person and take over some of his jobs if necessary. While the boss was ill, his deputy ran the office.