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Past participle: deputised
Gerund: deputising

I deputise
you deputise
he/she/it deputises
we deputise
you deputise
they deputise
I deputised
you deputised
he/she/it deputised
we deputised
you deputised
they deputised
Present Continuous
I am deputising
you are deputising
he/she/it is deputising
we are deputising
you are deputising
they are deputising
Present Perfect
I have deputised
you have deputised
he/she/it has deputised
we have deputised
you have deputised
they have deputised
Past Continuous
I was deputising
you were deputising
he/she/it was deputising
we were deputising
you were deputising
they were deputising
Past Perfect
I had deputised
you had deputised
he/she/it had deputised
we had deputised
you had deputised
they had deputised
I will deputise
you will deputise
he/she/it will deputise
we will deputise
you will deputise
they will deputise
Future Perfect
I will have deputised
you will have deputised
he/she/it will have deputised
we will have deputised
you will have deputised
they will have deputised
Future Continuous
I will be deputising
you will be deputising
he/she/it will be deputising
we will be deputising
you will be deputising
they will be deputising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deputising
you have been deputising
he/she/it has been deputising
we have been deputising
you have been deputising
they have been deputising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deputising
you will have been deputising
he/she/it will have been deputising
we will have been deputising
you will have been deputising
they will have been deputising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deputising
you had been deputising
he/she/it had been deputising
we had been deputising
you had been deputising
they had been deputising
I would deputise
you would deputise
he/she/it would deputise
we would deputise
you would deputise
they would deputise
Past Conditional
I would have deputised
you would have deputised
he/she/it would have deputised
we would have deputised
you would have deputised
they would have deputised
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deputise - act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"
cover - help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"
supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
2.deputise - 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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(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.
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