HyperDic: deputy

English > 4 senses of the word deputy:
NOUNperson deputy, deputy sheriffsomeone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
person deputy, lieutenantan assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
person deputya member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)
person deputy, surrogatea person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
deputy > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'pyahtiy; deh'pyuwtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > deputy: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies.
Synonymdeputy sheriff
Broaderlawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
Spanishayudante del shérif
Catalanajudant del xèrif
Verbsdeputiseappoint as a substitute
deputiseact as a substitute
English > deputy: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.
Synonymlieutenant
Narrowersecond-in-commandsomeone who relieves a commander
vicar-general(Roman Catholic Church) an administrative deputy who assists a bishop
vice-regentA regent's deputy
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishlugarteniente
Catalanlloctinent
Verbsdeputize, deputiseappoint as a substitute
deputize, deputiseact as a substitute
English > deputy: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France).
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Broaderlegislatorsomeone who makes or enacts laws
Spanishdiputada, diputado
Catalandiputada, diputat
English > deputy: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others.
Synonymsurrogate
Narrowervicegerentsomeone appointed by a ruler as an administrative deputy
BroaderagentA representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
Spanishsuplente, sustituto
Catalansubstitut, suplent
Verbsdeputize, deputiseappoint as a substitute
deputize, deputiseact as a substitute

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