Definition of deputize:
- authorize (part of speech: verb)
- delegate (part of speech: verb)
- deputize (part of speech: verb)
- consign (part of speech: verb)
Knowing through political spies in your own camp who you were, I acted upon the physical fears of the commissioner, who was an ex- clergyman, and easily induced him to deputize me to consult with you.- "Drift from Two Shores", Bret Harte.
- "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.
- "Unexplored!", Allen Chaffee.