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Synonyms for deputy
ˈdɛp yə tideputy

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  1. deputynoun

    delegate, agent, envoy, representative, legate, substitute

  2. 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.

    envoy, representative, agent, substitute, delegate, legate

  3. deputynoun

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

    legate, delegate, agent, substitute, envoy, representative

  4. deputynoun

    (Ireland) a member of Dáil ireann, or the title of a member of Dáil ireann. (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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deputy, deputy sheriffnoun

    someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

    lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate

  2. deputy, lieutenantnoun

    an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

    lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate, police lieutenant

  3. deputynoun

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

    lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate

  4. deputy, surrogatenoun

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

    lieutenant, replacement, deputy sheriff, alternate, surrogate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deputynoun

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

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  1. Pierce County Sheriff Department:

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

  2. Farrukh Ali:

    The girls appeared before Islamabad High Court on Tuesday morning, the court has directed the deputy commissioner to take their custody.

  3. Ronald Coen:

    I could not tell if the object was a gun, but it would appear if I had a gun in my pocket I certainly wouldn't be bending over in view of deputy sheriffs.

  4. Chuck Grassley:

    Here’s what I’ve done: the Justice Department would like to get their deputy out of committee just as soon as they can, i’m not going to schedule a hearing on the deputy attorney general until we get a briefing from Comey.

  5. Bob Corker:

    While the case for removal of Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey laid out by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein was thorough, his removal at this particular time will raise questions, it is essential that ongoing investigations are fulsome and free of political interference until their completion, and it is imperative that President Trump nominate a well-respected and qualified individual to lead the bureau at this critical time.

Translations for deputy

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  • النائبArabic
  • представител, заместникBulgarian
  • stedfortræderDanish
  • Abgeordnete, Deputierte, Deputierter, Stellvertreter, Stellvertreterin, AbgeordneterGerman
  • adjunto, suplente, sustituto, diputado, representante, delegadoSpanish
  • varajäsen, edustaja, sijainenFinnish
  • député, suppléant, adjointFrench
  • fo-reiltaghManx
  • megbízott helyettesHungarian
  • պատգամավորArmenian
  • deputato, rappresentate, vice, delegatoItalian
  • 代理, 代理人, 代議士Japanese
  • მოადგილეGeorgian
  • kaitiriwā, tēputiMāori
  • adjudant, adjudanteDutch
  • deputado, representantePortuguese
  • adjunctRomanian
  • заместитель, заместительница, представительница, представитель, депутатRussian
  • biträdande, viceSwedish
  • துணைTamil
  • డిప్యూటీTelugu
  • รองThai
  • delege, milletvekiliTurkish

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