- To appoint or serve as a deputy.
- To appoint as deputy; empower to act for another, as a sheriff; depute.
- To act as a deputy.
- To appoint as one's deputy; to empower to act in one's stead; to appoint as one's substitute; to depute.
- To make (someone) a <xref>deputy</xref>; to <xref>officially</xref> <xref>empower</xref>.
- To make or name as a substitute.
- appoint as a substitute
- act as a substitute