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English verb: deputize

1. deputize (social) act as a substitute


SamplesShe stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold.


Synonymsdeputise, step in, substitute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)replace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant


Narrower (hyponym)cover

2. deputize (social) appoint as a substitute


Synonymsdepute, deputise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)appoint, charge









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