What does Deputy mean?

Definitions for Deputy
ˈdɛp yə tiDeputy

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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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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. Jay Clark:

    Deputy Brewer gave his life attempting to help a person who was admittedly suicidal, this will forever change the atmosphere of the Clermont County Sheriffs Office.

  2. Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz:

    They don’t need to be remembered strictly for their untimely death, but they need to be remembered for the type of people that they are, and that’s good individuals, good deputy sheriffs.

  3. Nurul Izzah:

    They are forced to face the likes of the prime minister and the deputy prime minister dispensing cash like there's no tomorrow whilst their only 'semenanjung' (peninsula) counter force is held up by the immigration.

  4. Bill Cassara:

    Would you believe the person who wrote that letter was kind enough to put his name and return address? it was somewhere in Northern California. And my contact told me the guy was a wheelchair-bound paraplegic. The deputy assured me they were going to this guy’s house and make sure it would never happen again. Doris and Terry were a bit relieved but it certainly brought up those fears. Those fears certainly never left Terry.

  5. Vaughn Ary:

    Yes. That was my recommendation, i believe that I have a duty to make recommendations to the deputy secretary of defense.

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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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