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Synonyms for depute
dəˈpyut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delegate, depute(verb)

    transfer power to someone

    Synonyms:
    delegate, assign, designate, deputize, deputise

  2. depute, deputize, deputise(verb)

    appoint as a substitute

    Synonyms:
    assign, delegate, deputize, step in, deputise, designate, substitute

  3. delegate, designate, depute, assign(verb)

    give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

    Synonyms:
    put, deputize, set apart, indicate, arrogate, show, doom, destine, portion, point, ascribe, specify, delegate, designate, denominate, impute, attribute, assign, intend, allot, deputise, fate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. depute

    To send is to cause to go or pass from one place to another, and always in fact or thought away from the agent or agency that controls the act. Send in its most common use involves personal agency without personal presence; according to the adage, "If you want your business done, go; if not, send;" one sends a letter or a bullet, a messenger or a message. In all the derived uses this same idea controls; if one sends a ball into his own heart, the action is away from the directing hand, and he is viewed as the passive recipient of his own act; it is with an approach to personification that we speak of the bow sending the arrow, or the gun the shot. To despatch is to send hastily or very promptly, ordinarily with a destination in view; to dismiss is to send away from oneself without reference to a destination; as, to dismiss a clerk, an application, or an annoying subject. To discharge is to send away so as to relieve a person or thing of a load; we discharge a gun or discharge the contents; as applied to persons, discharge is a harsher term than dismiss. To emit is to send forth from within, with no reference to a destination; as, the sun emits light and heat. Transmit, from the Latin, is a dignified term, often less vigorous than the Saxon send, but preferable at times in literary or scientific use; as, to transmit the crown, or the feud, from generation to generation; to transmit a charge of electricity. Transmit fixes the attention more on the intervening agency, as send does upon the points of departure and destination.

    Synonyms:
    cast, dart, delegate, despatch, discharge, dismiss, drive, emit, fling, forward, hurl, impel, lance, launch, project, propel, send, sling, throw, transmit

    Antonyms:
    bring, carry, convey, get, give, hand, hold, keep, receive, retain

    Preposition:
    To send from the hand to or toward (rarely at) a mark; send to a friend by a messenger or by mail; send a person into banishment; send a shell among the enemy.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. depute

    Synonyms:
    appoint, commission, charge, entrust, delegate, authorize, accredit, constitute

    Antonyms:
    recall, discard, dismiss, discommission, supersede

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. depute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    delegate, commission, send out, appoint as agent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    m.p., mp

How to pronounce depute?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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