Roget category 7555. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.6. General intersocial volition
power of attorney —
errand, charge, brevet, diploma, exequatur [Lat.], permit etc. (permission) 760.
appointment, nomination, designation, return — charter — ordination — installation, inauguration, investiture, swearing-in — accession, coronation, enthronement.
vicegerency — regency, regentship.
viceroy etc. 745 — consignee etc. 758 — deputy etc. 759.
[person who receives a commission] agent, delegate, consignee etc. 758.
commit to the hands of —
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.
per procurationem [Lat.].
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