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Synonyms for deputy
ˈdɛp yə ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deputy, deputy sheriff(noun)

    someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

    lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate

  2. deputy, lieutenant(noun)

    an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

    lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate, police lieutenant

  3. deputy(noun)

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

    lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate

  4. deputy, surrogate(noun)

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

    lieutenant, replacement, deputy sheriff, alternate, surrogate


  1. deputy(noun)

    substitute, delegate, agent, envoy, representative, legate

  2. 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.

    legate, delegate, substitute, envoy, agent, representative

  3. deputy(noun)

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

    legate, delegate, agent, substitute, envoy, representative

  4. deputy(noun)

    (Ireland) a member of Dáil \u00C9ireann, or the title of a member of Dáil \u00C9ireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)

    delegate, representative, legate, envoy, substitute, agent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deputy

    These words agree in designating one who acts in the place of some other or others. The legate is an ecclesiastical officer representing the Pope. In strict usage the deputy or delegate is more limited in functions and more closely bound by instructions than a representative. A single officer may have a deputy; many persons combine to choose a delegate or representative. In the United States informal assemblies send delegates to nominating conventions with no legislative authority; representatives are legally elected to Congress and the various legislatures, with lawmaking power.

    delegate, legate, proxy, representative, substitute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deputy

    vicegerent, lieutenant, representative, agent, commissioner, legate, envoy, delegate, proxy, substitute

    principal, master, chief, governor, sovereign, ruler, head

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deputy(n.)

    delegate, representative, substitute, proxy, envoy, legate, agent, factor

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  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. Emmerson Mnangagwa:

    Zimbabwe is going through both political and economic reforms and these do not come easily. It will take time for things to settle and results to be shown, in normal circumstances the president should have canceled the trip or booked a flight back home to deal with a very urgent situation, but it could be that he has absolute confidence that his deputy is in charge.

  3. Devin Nunes:

    We now know why Strzok was dismissed, why the FBI and DOJ refused to provide us this explanation, and at least one reason why they previously refused to make [FBI] Deputy Director [Andrew] McCabe available to theCommittee for an interview.

  4. The Aramco statement:

    The council is chaired by HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, who is also Deputy Crown Prince, Minister of Defense, Chairman of the Royal Court and Special Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

  5. Sheriff Larry Ashley:

    Deputy Myers has been a treasured part of this agency's family since 1989.

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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