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deputise

Definitions of deputise
  1. verb
    appoint as a substitute
    synonyms: depute, deputize
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    type of:
    appoint, charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  2. verb
    act as a substitute
    synonyms: deputize, step in, substitute
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    types:
    cover
    help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
    type of:
    replace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant
    take the place or move into the position of
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