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1. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies.

Synonyms

  • deputy sheriff
  • peace officer
  • law officer

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • dominant
  • special agent
  • general agent

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Deputy

  • ability
  • abnormality
  • absurdity
  • acceptability
  • accessibility
  • accountability
  • accountability
  • acidity
  • activity
  • activity
  • actuality
  • acuity
  • adaptability
  • admiralty
  • admissibility
  • adversity
  • adversity
  • advisability
  • affinity
  • affinity

Example sentences of the word deputy


1. Noun, singular or mass
It must be acknowledged by a deputy or notarized before coming to the office.

2. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.

Synonyms

  • second-in-command
  • lieutenant
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant
  • vice-regent
  • vicar-general

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

3. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France).

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

4. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others.

Synonyms

  • vicegerent
  • surrogate

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)
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