from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To appoint or serve as a deputy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make (someone) a deputy; to officially empower.
- v. To make or name as a substitute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To appoint as one's deputy; to empower to act in one's stead; to appoint as one's substitute; to depute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To appoint as deputy; empower to act for another, as a sheriff; depute.
- To act as a deputy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. appoint as a substitute
- v. act as a substitute
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