deputise deputise

Definition(s):

  1. (v) act as a substitute
  2. (v) appoint as a substitute

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • His great good friend Anthony Eden would deputise for himwith his ex-friend Lord Beaverbrook's open disapproval.

News

  • Newcastle United-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

    Goal-shy Tottenham Hotspur have posted three straight clean sheets in the Premier League and boss Andre Villas-Boas will recall Hugo Lloris into his side for Sunday's visit by Newcastle United to White Hart Lane. The Frenchman was knocked unconscious in the 78th minute with Brad Friedel ready to deputise, but Villas-Boas stuck with his No. 1 goalkeeper for the remainder of the match. ''My ...
    on November 8, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Speaking from the squad hotel near Gatwick Airport yesterday, where England gathered before flying off to the Caribbean today for the start of the Cricket World Cup, the injury-hit Vaughan said: "Andrew Flintoff will deputise if it gets to a stage...
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: Michael Vaughan Source: Independent

  2. "We are not going to deputise a whole bunch of American citizens to start grabbing people or turning them in," said Senator Barack Obama, the rising black star who is fast catching up with frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Indian Muslims

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