What does deputy mean?

Definitions for deputyˈdɛp yə ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word deputy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deputy, deputy sheriff(noun)

    someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

  2. deputy, lieutenant(noun)

    an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

  3. deputy(noun)

    a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)

  4. deputy, surrogate(noun)

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

Wiktionary

  1. deputy(Noun)

    One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a township, etc.

  2. deputy(Noun)

    (in France): A member of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly called Corps Lu00E9gislatif

  3. deputy(Noun)

    (Ireland) a member of Du00E1il u00C9ireann, or the title of a member of Du00E1il u00C9ireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)

  4. Origin: député, from deputatus (appointed).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deputy(noun)

    one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a township, etc

  2. Deputy(noun)

    a member of the Chamber of Deputies

Freebase

  1. Deputy

    A deputy is a legislator in many countries, particularly those with legislatures styled as a 'Chamber of Deputies' or 'National Assembly'.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deputy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2639

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deputy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3447

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deputy' in Nouns Frequency: #916

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deputy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deputy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Scott Wood:

    We believe the video itself proves that it was an accident of misfortune that occurred while Deputy Bates was fulfilling his duties as a reserve deputy.

  2. Deputy Thomas Gilliland:

    He was pumping into his vehicle, and the male suspect came up behind him and shot the deputy multiple times, the deputy fell to the ground, the suspect came over and shot the deputy again multiple times as he lay on the ground.

  3. Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley:

    Deputy Myers has been a treasured part of this agency’s family since 1989, deputy Myers served this community with distinction for decades. Deputy Myers was loved, admired, and respected for Deputy Myers dedication to the law enforcement profession.

  4. Sheriff Larry Ashley:

    Our hearts are broken to learn of the death of Deputy Bill Myers. Florida's law enforcement officers risk their lives daily to protect others, and any act of violence against these brave heroes is shameful and cowardly. My wife, Ann, and I send our sincerest condolences to Deputy Myers' family and brothers and sisters in Florida's law enforcement community.

  5. Nick Clegg:

    The Deputy Prime Minister has done The Deputy Prime Minister time, but I just don't believe that the owners of a football club can somehow wish away the fact that that has happened, you are taking on a role model, particularly for a lot of young boys who look up to their heroes on a football pitch in a team like that, and The Deputy Prime Minister has committed a very serious crime.

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Translations for deputy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • представител, заместникBulgarian
  • Abgeordnete, Stellvertreter, Stellvertreterin, Abgeordneter, Deputierter, DeputierteGerman
  • delegado, representante, adjunto, diputado, sustituto, suplenteSpanish
  • edustaja, sijainen, varajäsenFinnish
  • suppléant, député, adjointFrench
  • fo-reiltaghManx
  • megbízott helyettesHungarian
  • պատգամավորArmenian
  • rappresentate, delegato, vice, deputatoItalian
  • 代議士, 代理, 代理人Japanese
  • მოადგილეGeorgian
  • tēputi, kaitiriwāMāori
  • adjudant, adjudanteDutch
  • deputado, representantePortuguese
  • представительница, депутат, заместитель, представитель, заместительницаRussian
  • vice, biträdandeSwedish
  • milletvekili, delegeTurkish

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