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deputy Explained

deputy at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


deputy at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1406, "one given the full power of an officer without holding the office," from Anglo-Fr. depute, n. use of pp. of M.Fr. deputer "appoint, assign," from L.L. deputare "to destine, allot," from L. deputare "consider as," from de- "away" + putare "to think, count, consider," lit. "to cut." ///

deputy at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W2 n plural deputies [C] // [Date: 1400-1500; Language: French; Origin: depute, past participle of deputer; DEPUTE]//
1 also Deputy: someone who is directly below another person in rank, and who is officially in charge when that person is not there// deputy director/chairman/governor etc // --the Deputy Secretary of State//
2 someone whose job is to help a sheriff in the US:
3 a member of parliament in some countries, for example France:

DEPUTY at English => English (devils) Of Explained:

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frequentlywang2to die
to perishwang2 ming4(v) flee, go into exile (from prison)kang4overbearingjiao1to deliver
to turn over
to make friends
to intersect (lines)
to pay (money)jiao1 hu4mutual
each other
in turnjiao1 fu4(v) turn overjiao1 dai4hand over
make clearjiao1 chu1hand overjiao1 cha1cross
intersectjiao1 cha1 xue2 ke1interdisciplinary
interdisciplinary subject (in science)jiao1 cha1 nai4 yao4 xing4cross-toleranceJiao1 kou3(N) Jiaokou (place in Shanxi)Jiao1 cheng2(N) Jiaocheng (place in Shanxi)jiao1 gou4to have sex
to copulatejiao1 wang3association
contactjiao1 zhan4fight
wage warjiao1 shou3(v) fight hand to handjiao1 jie1join
connectjiao1 huan4to exchange
to swap
(telecom) to switch
(math.) to commute
(math.) commutativejiao1 huan4 dai4 shu4(math.) a commutative algebrajiao1 huan4 dai4 shu4 xue2(math.) commutative algebrajiao1 huan4 yi3 tai4 wang3 luo4switched Ethernetjiao1 huan4 qi4(telecom or network) switchjiao1 huan4 ji4 shu4switching technologyjiao1 huan4 ji1switch (telecommunications)jiao1 huan4 duan1switched portjiao1 huan4 wang3 lu4switched networkjiao1 huan4 xu1 dian4 lu4Switched Virtual Circuit
SVCjiao1 yi4(business) transaction
business dealjiao1 yi4 zhe3dealerjiao1 yi4 e2sum or volume or amount of business transactionsjiao1 ti2to replace
in turnjiao1 liu2exchange
to exchange
to alternatejiao1 she4(v) discuss a matter with the opposing si

deputy at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

207 Moby Thesaurus words for "deputy":
G-man, MP, acolyte, adjutant, administrator, advocate, agent, aid,
aide, aide-de-camp, aider, alternate, alternative, ambassador,
amicus curiae, analogy, appointee, assignee, assistant, attendant,
attorney, attorney-at-law, auxiliary, backup, bailiff, barrister,
barrister-at-law, beadle, beagle, best man, bound bailiff,
candidate, captain, catchpole, change, changeling, chief of police,
coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, commissioner,
comparison, conductor, connection, constable, copy, counsel,
counselor, counselor-at-law, counterfeit, delegate, deputy sheriff,
detective, directeur, director, double, dummy, emissary, envoy,
equal, equivalent, ersatz, exchange, executive officer, factor,
fake, fed, federal, fill-in, flic, friend at court, front,
front man, gendarme, ghost, ghostwriter, go-between,
government man, governor, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet,
imitation, impresario, inspector, intendant, interagent,
interceder, intercessor, intermediary, intermediate,
intermediate agent, intermediator, intermedium, internuncio,
intervener, interventionist, interventor, lawyer, legal adviser,
legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist,
legate, licensee, lictor, lieutenant, locum tenens, mace-bearer,
makeshift, manager, marshal, mediator, medium, metaphor, metonymy,
middleman, minister, mounted policeman, mouthpiece, narc,
negotiant, negotiator, negotiatress, negotiatrix, next best thing,
nominee, officer, ombudsman, operative, paranymph,
paraprofessional, patrolman, peace officer, personnel, phony,
pinch hitter, pleader, police captain, police commissioner,
police constable, police inspector, police matron, police officer,
police sergeant, policeman, policewoman, portreeve, proctor,
procurator, producer, proxy, rector, reeve, relief, replacement,
representative, reserve, reserves, responsible person, ringer,
roundsman, sea lawyer, second, second string, secondary, selectee,
self-styled lawyer, sergeant, sergeant at arms, servant, sheriff,
sideman, sign, solicitor, spares, spokesman, spokesperson,
spokeswoman, stand-in, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution,
succedaneum, supercargo, superintendent, superseder, supplanter,
supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, surrogate, symbol,
synecdoche, third string, tipstaff, tipstaves, token, trooper,
understudy, utility player, vicar, vice-president, vice-regent

deputy at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Substitution): {Thing substituted}: substitute, ersatz, makeshift, temporary expedient, replacement, stopgap, scapegoat, double, changeling, quid pro quo, alternative, representative, deputy, delegate.

[N] (Substitute): substitute, deputy, replacement, supplement, stand-in, delegate, representative.

[N] (Trustee): consignee, trustee, nominee, committee, agent, delegate, commissary, commissioner, emissary, envoy, messenger, embassy, ambassador, representative, consul, legate, nuncio, deputy.

[N] (Deputy): deputy, substitute, vice, proxy, delegate, representative, surrogate, regent, vizier, minister, lieutenant.

Deputy at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

urved, curve, deviate, curl, turn, flex, bend, curve, inflect, deflect, refract, turn, round, arch, curl.

[N] (Curvature): curvature, curve, bend, flection, arc, arch, bending, deflection, inflection, turn, deviation, detour, sweep, curl, curling, sinuosity, meander, arcade, vault, bow, crescent, circle, loop, parabola inflect, deflect, refract, turn, round, arch, curl.

[N] (Direction): direction, bearing, course, vector, set, drift, tendency, incidence, bending, trending, aim, line, path, road.

[V] (Direction): tend towards, point at, bend, trend, verge, incline, determine, steer.

[V] (Turning): turn, bend, wheel, go about, go around, circumnavigate, circumambulate, circumvent, wind, circulate, twirl, twist, convolute, make a detour.

[V] (Softness): render soft, soften, mollify, mellow, relax, mash, knead, squash, bend, relax,

deputy at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun (plural deputies)
1 a person who is the next most important person below a business manager, a head of a school, a political leader, etc. and who does the person's job when he or she is away:
I'm acting as deputy till the manager returns. * the deputy head of a school
2 the name for a member of parliament in some countries
3 (in the US) a police officer who helps the SHERIFF of an area

Deputy at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Deputy \Dep"u*ty\, n.; pl. {Deputies}. [F. d['e]put['e], fr. LL.
deputatus. See {Depute}.]
1. 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.

There was then [in the days of Jehoshaphat] no king
in Edom; a deputy was king. --1 Kings
xxii. 47.

God's substitute, His deputy anointed in His sight.

Note: Deputy is used in combination with the names of various
executive officers, to denote an assistant empowered to
act in their name; as, deputy collector, deputy
marshal, deputy sheriff.

2. A member of the Chamber of Deputies. [France]

{Chamber of Deputies}, one of the two branches of the French
legislative assembly; -- formerly called {Corps
L['e]gislatif}. Its members, called deputies, are elected
by the people voting in districts.

Syn: Substitute; representative; legate; delegate; envoy;
agent; factor.

deputy at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in
emergencies [syn: {deputy sheriff}]
2: an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
[syn: {lieutenant}]
3: a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly
(such as in France)
4: a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
[syn: {surrogate}]

deputy at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: etyl » fr député, from Inter: etyl » LL. deputatus (appointed).


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈdɛpjəti/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-deputy.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-noun » deput|ies

  • 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.
    1. (in France): A member of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly called Corps Législatif
    2. (Ireland) a member of Dáil Éireann, or the title of a member of Dáil Éireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)
    3. : Eamon Ryan is a Deputy in the Dáil.
    4. : At today's meeting, Deputy Ryan will speak on local issues.

      Usage notes

      Deputy is used in combination with the names of various executive officers, to denote an assistant empowered to act in their name; as, deputy collector, deputy marshal, deputy sheriff.


      * substitute

  • representative
  • legate
  • delegate
  • envoy
  • agent
  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:deputy -


    * vice admiral
  • vice director
  • vicegerent
  • vice president


    Inter: trans-top » representative
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|պատգամավոր|tr=patgamavor|sc=Armn
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|представител|m|tr=predstavítel, Inter: t+ » bg|заместник|m|tr=zaméstnik
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|代表|tr=dàibiǎo|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|代理人|tr=dàilǐrén|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|adjudant|m, Inter: t- » nl|adjudante|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|edustaja, Inter: t- » fi|sijainen, Inter: t+ » fi|varajäsen
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|adjoint|m, Inter: t+ » fr|suppléant|m
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|მოადგილე|tr=moadgile|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Stellvertreter|m, Inter: t+ » de|Stellvertreterin|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|megbízott helyettes
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|代理|tr=だいり, dairi|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|代理人|tr=だいりにん, dairinin|sc=Jpan
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|fo-reiltagh|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|заместитель|m|tr=zamestítelʹ|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|заместительница|f|tr=zamestítelʹnica|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|представитель|m|tr=predstavítelʹ|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|представительница|f|tr=predstavítelʹnica|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|suplente|c, Inter: t- » es|sustituto|m, Inter: t- » es|delegado|m, Inter: t+ » es|representante|c, Inter: t+ » es|adjunto|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|biträdande, Inter: t+ » sv|vice

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » legislator
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|議員|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|议员|tr=yìyuán|sc=Hani
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|député|m
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Deputierter|m Inter: qualifier » strong masculine form, Inter: t- » de|Deputierte|m|f Inter: qualifier » feminine or weak masculine form, Inter: t+ » de|Abgeordneter|m Inter: qualifier » strong masculine form, Inter: t+ » de|Abgeordnete|m|f Inter: qualifier » feminine or weak masculine form

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|deputato
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|代議士|tr=だいぎし, daigishi|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|депутат|m|tr=deputát|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|diputado|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * vice-

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
    • Inter: R:Roget 1911 » deputy

    Category: Category:English politically correct terms -
    Category: Category:en:Occupations -
    Translation: et » deputy
    Translation: eo » deputy
    Translation: fr » deputy
    Translation: ko » deputy
    Translation: io » deputy
    Translation: it » deputy
    Translation: kn » deputy
    Translation: ku » deputy
    Translation: lo » deputy
    Translation: hu » deputy
    Translation: mg » deputy
    Translation: ml » deputy
    Translation: my » deputy
    Translation: pl » deputy
    Translation: ru » deputy
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    Translation: fi » deputy
    Translation: sv » deputy
    Translation: ta » deputy
    Translation: te » deputy
    Translation: vi » deputy
    Translation: zh » deputy