depute

All Noun Verb
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  • Better still if you would depute me to do it. Cited from Helena, by Mrs. Humprey Ward
  • But a manager deputed by a single central establishment does so with difficulty. Cited from Lombard Street, by Walter Bagehot
  • Two or more of each sex are generally deputed from each monthly meeting. Cited from A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume I (of 3), by Thomas Clarkson
  • Be so good, my lords, as to depute one among you to speak for all. Cited from Fleur and Blanchefleur, by Mrs. Leighton
  • One of the most considerable chiefs among these nations was deputed to conduct them. Cited from Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson,by Peter Radisson
  • I was now more positive than ever that he had been deputed to spy upon me in prison. Cited from Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons,by Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
  • Nor, according to her views of her own position, was it in his power to depute that authority to others. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • He was deputed to the BBC in UK for a year long training.
  • What if this stranger had been deputed to take vengeance upon her for all her other victims? Cited from Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • Tell her I depute you to kiss my son for me. Cited from The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith, v5
  • The mother has long since deputed to the father the two main lines of child care -- defence and maintenance. Cited from The Forerunner, Volume 1, Charlotte P. Gilman
  • He has gone behind my back and tried to depute you to do it, to plead his cause for him. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • To this last task four of our number were deputed. Cited from Tales of Destiny, by Edmund Mitchell
  • She was not one of those busy women who only keep pace with their interests by deputing home management to others. Cited from Lady John Russell, by Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell
  • After the elections the parties in the states elected the States Deputed.
  • A number of warriors were deputed to go and see what it was. Cited from Myths That Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • I couldn't think of deputing the task to my father. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • He deputed the schoolmaster of the establishment to show me through in his place. Cited from Norah's Tour of Ireland, Margaret Dixon McDougall
  • Now of our company I am deputed sole ambassador, to obtain peace from his father. Cited from The Captiva and The Mostellaria, by Plautus
  • Who is there of his friends whom any thoughtful man would depute to represent his thoughts to his fellows? Cited from Unspoken Sermons, by George MacDonald
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Words starting with depute

Meaning of depute

  • verb Appoint as a substitute