deputise


deputise
verb
1. act as a substitute
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She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

Syn: ↑substitute, ↑deputize, ↑step in
Derivationally related forms: ↑deputy, ↑deputy (for: ↑deputize), ↑substitute (for: ↑substitute), ↑substituting (for: ↑substitute)
Hypernyms: ↑supplant, ↑replace, ↑supersede, ↑supervene upon, ↑supercede
Hyponyms: ↑cover
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

2. appoint as a substitute
Syn: ↑depute, ↑deputize
Derivationally related forms: ↑deputy, ↑deputy (for: ↑deputize), ↑deputation (for: ↑depute)
Hypernyms: ↑appoint, ↑charge
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody


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