What does Deputy mean?

Definitions for Deputy
ˈdɛp yə tiDeputy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deputy, deputy sheriffnoun

    someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

  2. deputy, lieutenantnoun

    an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

  3. deputynoun

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

  4. deputy, surrogatenoun

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

Wiktionary

  1. deputynoun

    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. deputynoun

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

  3. deputynoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deputynoun

    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. Deputynoun

    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  

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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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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. Defense Patrick Shanahan:

    As Department of Defense Chief Financial Officer and Comptroller for the past 19 months, David Norquist has had insight into virtually every tenet of this department. I have the greatest confidence in Defense Chief Financial Officer abilities to lead a phenomenally talented team while performing the duties as Deputy Secretary of National Defense.

  2. Roy Cooper:

    We grieve for Sgt. Chris Ward, K-9 Deputy Logan Fox and the entire Watauga County law enforcement community today after these tragic deaths in the line of duty, these horrific shootings that claimed lives and loved ones show the ever-present danger law enforcement can encounter in the line of duty.

  3. The ACLU:

    Unfortunately , they were again denied by a deputy clerk who asserted that no marriage licenses would be issued.

  4. Mick Mulroy:

    Former deputy assistant secretary of defense and ABC News analyst Mick Mulroy is part of both Task Force Pineapple and Task Force Dunkirk, who are assisting former Afghan comrades. They never wavered. I and many of my friends are here today because of their bravery in battle. We owe them all effort to get them out and honor our word, Mulroy said.

  5. Mark Herman:

    Right after that, our deputy observed what’s going on from a distance.

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Translations for Deputy

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  • النائبArabic
  • представител, заместникBulgarian
  • stedfortræderDanish
  • Abgeordneter, Deputierter, Deputierte, Stellvertreterin, Stellvertreter, AbgeordneteGerman
  • suplente, sustituto, diputado, adjunto, delegado, representanteSpanish
  • edustaja, sijainen, varajäsenFinnish
  • suppléant, adjoint, députéFrench
  • fo-reiltaghManx
  • megbízott helyettesHungarian
  • պատգամավորArmenian
  • delegato, deputato, rappresentate, viceItalian
  • 代理人, 代理, 代議士Japanese
  • მოადგილეGeorgian
  • kaitiriwā, tēputiMāori
  • adjudante, adjudantDutch
  • representante, deputadoPortuguese
  • adjunctRomanian
  • представитель, заместительница, заместитель, депутат, представительницаRussian
  • vice, biträdandeSwedish
  • డిప్యూటీTelugu
  • รองThai
  • delege, milletvekiliTurkish

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