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

How to pronounce Deputy?

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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. Pierce County Sheriff Department:

    As promised, we are going to hold accountable everyone responsible for the murder of Deputy McCartney.

  2. 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.

  3. Bobby Phillips:

    Everyone who was in the jail that night had the responsibility to check on him, not just Maxine, the law says a deputy has to check, not a specific deputy or supervisor. My client was overcharged, no question. She did not intend to harm him.

  4. William Barr:

    After carefully reviewing the facts and legal theories outlined in Robert Mueller actual report... the deputy attorney general and I concluded that the evidence developed by the special counsel is not sufficient to establish that the President committed an obstruction of justice offense.

  5. Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi:

    Like many other people, we also believe that Mullah Mansour is dead and that's why his deputy ?Sheikh Haibatullah refused access to the ulema council to him.

Images & Illustrations of Deputy

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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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