Definition of DEPUTIZE

to appoint as one's representative <he deputized a local citizen to take charge of the situation while he went for reinforcements>
Near Antonyms abrogate; abdicate

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears