Definitions of "deputize"
  1. The process where an individual is designated the rank or role of a deputy
  2. When a person takes on the role or performs the duties of a deputy
How to use "deputize" in a sentence
  1. The sheriff decided to deputize a local resident to handle the increasing crimes in the neighborhood.
  2. During the manager's sudden absence, the assistant was required to deputize and handle the manager's responsibilities.
  3. To address the surge in calls, the station decided to deputize volunteers to assist the overstretched force.

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