depute

Definitions of depute
  1. verb
    transfer power to someone
    synonyms: delegate
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    type of:
    assign, delegate, designate
    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
  2. verb
    appoint as a substitute
    synonyms: deputise, deputize
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    type of:
    appoint, charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  3. verb
    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    synonyms: assign, delegate, designate
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    mandate
    assign authority to
    cast
    select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
    post
    assign to a post; put into a post
    cast
    assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
    devolve
    pass on or delegate to another
    task
    assign a task to
    place
    place somebody in a particular situation or location
    regiment
    assign to a regiment
    reassign, transfer
    transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
    delegate
    transfer power to someone
    mandate
    assign under a mandate
    advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade
    give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    break, bump, demote, kick downstairs, relegate
    assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    place
    assign to (a job or a home)
    recast
    cast again, in a different role
    miscast
    cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role
    typecast
    cast repeatedly in the same kind of role
    second
    transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment
    exchange
    hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent
    tenure
    give life-time employment to
    bring up
    promote from a lower position or rank
    spot promote
    promote on the spot
    ennoble, entitle, gentle
    give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    sideline
    remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position
    reduce
    bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
    favor, favour, prefer
    promote over another
    brevet
    promote somebody by brevet, in the military
    type of:
    appoint, charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
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