Synonyms for deputise

Synonyms for (verb) deputise

Synonyms: depute, deputise, deputize

Definition: appoint as a substitute

Similar words: appoint, charge

Definition: assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to

Usage: He was appointed deputy manager; She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

Synonyms: deputise, deputize, step in, substitute

Definition: act as a substitute

Usage: She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

Similar words: supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace

Definition: take the place or move into the position of

Usage: Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left; the computer has supplanted the slide rule; Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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