depute depute

Definition(s):

  1. (v) transfer power to someone
  2. (v) appoint as a substitute
  3. (v) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Usage(s):

  • I am sure the Commissioner, Lord Trenchard, will depute an official to see him.

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