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depute

 
Verb depute has 3 senses
  1. delegate, depute - transfer power to someone
    --1 is one way to delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived form: noun deputation2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. depute, deputize, deputise - appoint as a substitute
    --2 is one way to appoint, charge
    Derived form: noun deputation2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. delegate, designate, depute, assign - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    --3 is one way to appoint, charge
    Derived forms: noun deputation1, noun deputation2
    Sample sentence:
    They depute him to write the letter
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