The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Depute \De*pute"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deputed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Deputing.] [F. d['e]puter, fr. L. deputare to esteem,
consider, in LL., to destine, allot; de- + putare to clean,
prune, clear up, set in order, reckon, think. See Pure.]
1. To appoint as deputy or agent; to commission to act in
one's place; to delegate.
There is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.
--2. Sam. xv.
Some persons, deputed by a meeting. --Macaulay.
2. To appoint; to assign; to choose. [R.]
The most conspicuous places in cities are usually
deputed for the erection of statues. --Barrow.