delegate vs depute what difference

what is difference between delegate and depute

English

Etymology

From Middle English delegat, from Old French delegat, from Latin dēlēgātus.

Pronunciation

Noun
  • enPR: dĕlʹĭ-gət, IPA(key): /ˈdɛlɪɡət/
Verb
  • enPR: dĕlʹĭ-gāt’, IPA(key): /ˈdɛlɪˌɡeɪt/

Noun

delegate (plural delegates)

  1. a person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy
  2. a representative at a conference, etc.
  3. (US) an appointed representative in some legislative bodies
  4. (computing) a type of variable storing a reference to a method with a particular signature, analogous to a function pointer

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:deputy

Hypernyms

Derived terms

  • (computing): delegate-type

Related terms

  • (computing): function pointer

Translations

Verb

delegate (third-person singular simple present delegates, present participle delegating, simple past and past participle delegated)

  1. to authorize someone to be a delegate
  2. to commit a task to someone, especially a subordinate
  3. (computing, Internet) (of a subdomain) to give away authority over a subdomain; to allow someone else to create sub-subdomains of a subdomain of one’s own

Translations


Italian

Adjective

delegate

  1. feminine plural of delegato

Noun

delegate f

  1. plural of delegata

Verb

delegate

  1. inflection of delegare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of delegato

Latin

Verb

dēlēgāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēlēgō


English

Etymology

From French députer, from Latin deputo.

Pronunciation

  • Verb:
    • IPA(key): /dɪ.ˈpjuːt/
    • Rhymes: -uːt
  • Noun:
    • IPA(key): /ˈdɛ.pjuːt/
    • Rhymes: -uːt

Verb

depute (third-person singular simple present deputes, present participle deputing, simple past and past participle deputed)

  1. (obsolete) to assign (someone or something) to or for something
  2. to delegate (a task, etc.) to a subordinate
    • 2006, Clive James, North Face of Soho, Picador 2007, p. 229:
      Will Wyatt having moved up a notch, the project was deputed to a second team of producers whose judgement I didn’t trust.
  3. to deputize (someone), appoint as deputy
    • There is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.
  4. to appoint; to assign; to choose
    • c. 1675, Isaac Barrow, The Duty of Thanksgiving
      The most conspicuous places in cities are usually deputed for the erection of statues.

Related terms

Noun

depute (plural deputes)

  1. (Scotland) deputy

Anagrams

  • teed up

Portuguese

Verb

depute

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of deputar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of deputar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of deputar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of deputar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /deˈpute/, [d̪eˈpu.t̪e]

Verb

depute

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of deputar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of deputar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of deputar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of deputar.

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