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1. sheriff

noun. ['ˈʃɛrəf, ˈʃɛrɪf'] the principal law-enforcement officer in a county.

Synonyms

  • peace officer
  • law officer

Etymology

  • scīrġerēfa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Deputy Sheriff

  • sherriff

Example sentences of the word deputy-sheriff


1. Noun Phrase
Requirements and qualifications to become a deputy sheriff are similar to becoming a police officer.

2. Noun Phrase
Like other law enforcement positions, though, the job of deputy sheriff is also a hazardous one.

3. Noun Phrase
Typically, a deputy sheriff patrols a designated district, often with a partner.

4. Noun Phrase
As of 2011, the salary range for a deputy sheriff was $50,123.87 to $64,150.95.

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. deputy

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

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

5. 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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