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depute

de·pute

depute

 
pronunciation:
d pyut
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deputed, deputes, deputing
definition 1: to choose as a representative or representatives.
similar words:
delegate
definition 2: to delegate (authority or responsibility) to another or others.
similar words:
delegate
Word Parts
The word depute contains the following part:
put, putat Latin root that means trim; count; reckon or suppose