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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. [1913 Webster] There is no man deputed of the king to hear thee. --2. Sam. xv. 3. [1913 Webster] Some persons, deputed by a meeting. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To appoint; to assign; to choose. [R.] [1913 Webster] The most conspicuous places in cities are usually deputed for the erection of statues. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]