verb (used with object), dep·u·tized, dep·u·tiz·ing.
verb (used without object), dep·u·tized, dep·u·tiz·ing.
Examples from the Web for deputize
Another has Mubarak deputize his vice president and step down in all but name.
Now I deny that Congress can deputize its legislative powers.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
A good manager, though, can't simply go and deputize every detail of his job.The Knack of Managing|Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
I'll vouch that they're all good cow-hands, and if you want to deputize the whole works, why, just work your rabbit's foot.The Outlet|Andy Adams