deputize

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deputize verb
also British deputise /ˈdɛpjəˌtaɪz/
deputizes; deputized; deputizing
deputize
verb
also British deputise /ˈdɛpjəˌtaɪz/
deputizes; deputized; deputizing
Learner's definition of DEPUTIZE
[+ object] chiefly US : to give (someone) the power to do something in place of another person : to make (someone) a deputy often followed by to + verb
[no object] British : to act in place of another person : to act for someone as a deputy
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