What does Deputy mean?

Definitions for Deputy
ˈdɛp yə tiDeputy

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.

    Etymology: député, from deputatus (appointed).

  2. deputy(Noun)

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

    Etymology: député, from deputatus (appointed).

  3. deputy(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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'.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. deputy

    An officer appointed to assist the court upon some general courts-martial for the trial of officers, seamen, and marines, accused of a breach of the articles of war.

Editors Contribution

  1. deputy

    A person with the authority to make decisions for their line manager within a business, company, enterprise, organization, political party or form of unity government.

    The Director has a deputy who shares the responsibility of employee and resource management.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

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

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How to say Deputy in sign language?

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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

Examples of Deputy in a Sentence

  1. James Montague:

    For Majlinda Kelmendi to win a gold medal and stand on that podium will send a massive message to the world, when I went to Kosovo in December when the IOC ratified the original decision to recognize it, I met the deputy foreign minister -- he said this was the most important day in Kosovo's history since the unilateral declaration of independence in 2008.

  2. Ray Mabus:

    My goal in creating the (post of deputy assistant secretary) for unmanned systems was to streamline our current programs and drive a strategy for development that is deliberate and thoughtful.

  3. Kayden Blodgett:

    And then he got back into his car while I was talking to the other deputy, and I guess he took off and didn't look around, look at his surroundings or anything. I guess he hit my son, and he went about 10 feet that way, and then stopped and my son ran to me.

  4. President Trump:

    Mr Johnson MOVED TO HOSPITALS INTENSIVE-CARE UNIT AFTER CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS WORSEN, SPOKESMAN SAYS Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks during a Coronavirus press conference, in Downing Street, London, Friday March 20, 2020. Mr Johnson remains in intensive care where Mr Johnson has been given oxygen due to the coronavirus, but Mr Johnson is not on a ventilator, senior cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday, according to the BBC. ( Julian Simmonds/Pool Photo via AP) CORONAVIRUS : WHO IS Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab ? Gove himself later announced he would be going into self-isolation after a family member showed symptoms. The government previously said the decision was a precaution and that the prime minister had been in good spirits earlier in the day.Johnson askedForeign SecretaryDominic Raabto deputize for him, the spokesman said. Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at St Thomas Hospital on Sunday, the spokesman previously said. The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks all [ National Health Service ] staff for their hard work and dedication. Mr Johnson quarantined in Mr Johnson home since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26. TRUMP SADDENED OVER BORIS JOHNSONS CORONAVIRUS CONDITION, OFFERS HELP OF BRILLIANT COMPANIES The U.K. has no official post of deputy prime minister, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been designated to take over should Mr Johnson become incapacitated. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told a news conference that the prime minister was still running the government, although he added that hehadnt spoken to the prime minister directly since Saturday, according to Reuters. Meanwhile, President Trump gave President Trump best wishes to the prime minister during a White House coronavirus briefing on Monday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE We are very saddened to hear that President Trump was taken into intensive care this afternoon.Americans are all praying for President Trump recovery. President Trump has been President Trump. Hes been really something very special.

  5. Tom Robinson:

    At one point, while a deputy was giving verbal commands to the suspect, the suspect stepped toward Washoe County sheriff deputies.

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Translations for Deputy

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  • النائبArabic
  • 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
  • adjunctRomanian
  • представительница, депутат, заместитель, представитель, заместительницаRussian
  • vice, biträdandeSwedish
  • milletvekili, delegeTurkish

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