Deputing
Depute De*pute", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deputed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deputing}.] [F. d['e]puter, fr. L. deputare to esteem, consider, in LL., to destine, allot; de- + putare to clean, prune, clear up, set in order, reckon, think. See {Pure}.] 1. To appoint as deputy or agent; to commission to act in one's place; to delegate. [1913 Webster]

There is no man deputed of the king to hear thee. --2. Sam. xv. 3. [1913 Webster]

Some persons, deputed by a meeting. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To appoint; to assign; to choose. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The most conspicuous places in cities are usually deputed for the erection of statues. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • Deputation — Dep u*ta tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]putation. See {Depute}.] 1. The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency. [1913 Webster] The authority of conscience stands founded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depute — De*pute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deputed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deputing}.] [F. d[ e]puter, fr. L. deputare to esteem, consider, in LL., to destine, allot; de + putare to clean, prune, clear up, set in order, reckon, think. See {Pure}.] 1. To appoint… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • In deputation — Deputation Dep u*ta tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]putation. See {Depute}.] 1. The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency. [1913 Webster] The authority of conscience… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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