Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 755 (Vicarious authority)

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#755. [Vicarious authority.] Commission.-- N. commission, delegation; consignment, assignment; procuration[obs]; deputation, legation, mission, embassy; agency, agentship[obs]; power of attorney; clerkship; surrogacy.

errand, charge, brevet, diploma, exequatur[Lat], permit &c. (permission) 760.

appointment, nomination, designation, return; charter; ordination; installation, inauguration, investiture, swearing-in; accession, coronation, enthronement.

vicegerency; regency, regentship.

viceroy &c. 745; consignee &c. 758; deputy &c. 759.

[person who receives a commission] agent, delegate, consignee &c. 758.

V. commission, delegate, depute; consign, assign; charge; intrust, entrust; commit, commit to the hands of; authorize &c. (permit) 760.

put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordain; install, induct, inaugurate, swear in, invest, crown; enroll, enlist; give power of attorney to.

employ, empower; set over, place over; send out.

be commissioned, be accredited; represent, stand for; stand in the stead of, stand in the place of, stand in the shoes of.

Adj. commissioned &c. v.

Adv. per procurationem[Lat].