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English verb: deputise

1. deputise (social) act as a substitute

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

Synonymsdeputize, step in, substitute

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

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

Narrower (hyponym)cover

2. deputise (social) appoint as a substitute

Synonymsdepute, deputize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)appoint, charge

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