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Deputy

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Definition of the noun deputy

What does deputy mean as a name of something?

Deputy is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: deputies

  1. someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
  2. an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
  3. a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)
  4. a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of deputy: surrogate
    • more generic word: agent = a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
    • more specific word: vicegerent = someone appointed by a ruler as an administrative deputy

Alternative definition of the noun deputy

noun

  1. 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.
  2. (in France): A member of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly called Corps Législatif
  3. (Ireland) a member of Dáil Éireann, or the title of a member of Dáil Éireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)

Place

Deputy is an unincorporated census-designated place in Graham Township, Jefferson County, Indiana, approximately 14 miles northwest of Madison, the county seat. Part of the area straddles into Montgomery Township, Jennings County.

Person

Who is Deputy?

Deputy a.k.a. Blaze Foley: Michael David Fuller, better known under the stage name Blaze Foley, was an American singer-songwriter.

Characters

  1. Deputy is a fictional character from the film Sinister.
  2. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2007 film House.
  3. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2007 film Transformers.
  4. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2012 film California Solo.
  5. The Deputy is a fictional character in the 2009 film High Plains Invaders.
  6. Deputy is a fictional character from A Guy Walks Into a Bar.
  7. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1994 film Terror in the Night.
  8. Deputy is a fictional character from Poco... Little Dog Lost.
  9. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1996 film Scorpion Spring.
  10. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2008 film Terror Inside.
  11. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2006 film Salvage.
  12. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1997 film Amnesia.
  13. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1942 film Western Mail.
  14. Deputy is a fictional character in the 1982 film, Honeymoon Horror.
  15. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1983 film Fireback.
  16. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1942 film Western Mail.
  17. Deputy is a fictional character in the 1973 crime drama romance film Badlands.
  18. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1982 sc-fi TV film Aliens from Another Planet.
  19. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1944 film Brand of the Devil.
  20. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1984 film Monster Dog.
  21. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1986 film Twisted.
  22. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1973 film Belle.
  23. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1996 film Diamond Run.
  24. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1942 film Western Mail.
  25. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1942 western film The Phantom Plainsmen.
  26. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1932 film Local Bad Man.
  27. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1933 film Deadwood Pass.
  28. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1971 film Drummer of Vengeance.
  29. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2009 film Convict.
  30. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2009 film Hatching Pete.
  31. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1949 film The Mysterious Desperado.
  32. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1942 film In Old California.
  33. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1995 film Village of the Damned.
  34. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1956 film The Rainmaker.
  35. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1998 film Firestorm.
  36. Deputy is a fictional film character.
  37. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2009 film Public Enemies.
  38. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1997 film Liar Liar.
  39. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1986 action comedy drama film Heartbreak Ridge.
  40. Deputy is a fictional film character.
  41. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1981 film Raggedy Man.
  42. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2008 film Day of the Dead.
  43. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1977 film The Legend of Frank Woods.
  44. Deputy is a fictional character from Carjacked.
  45. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1962 film Sweet Bird of Youth.
  46. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1999 film Timegate:Tales of the Saddle Tramps.
  47. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1975 film Escape to Witch Mountain.
  48. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2006 film ATL.
  49. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1997 film Switchback .
  50. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1990 film Back To The Future Part III.
  51. Deputy is a fictional character from the 2007 film The Messengers.
  52. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1940 film My Little Chickadee.
  53. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1995 drama film Adam and Eve.
  54. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1972 film Fear Is the Key.
  55. Deputy is a fictional character from the 1985 film Avaete, Seed of Revenge.
  56. Deputy is a fictional character from the film House of Good and Evil.

There are other characters with in their name, like Deputy Bob, Deputy Dawg, Deputy Chief, Deputy Mayor, Deputy Marshal, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Director, Deputy Minister, Deputy Jason Wright.

Music

"Deputy" a.k.a. "Highway Patrolman" is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen and was first released as the fifth track on his 1982 album Nebraska.

Miscellanea

  1. Deputy: A deputy is a legislator in many countries, particularly those with legislatures styled as a 'Chamber of Deputies' or 'National Assembly'.
  2. Deputy: The Acadian Deputy was a position in 18th-century Nova Scotia, Canada, created by the Nova Scotia Council to represent the interests of an Acadian community to the Council.
  3. Deputy: Deputies in the warriors series are cats who assist the clan leader in running their clan, and perform tasks such as organizing patrols. When a clan leader dies, the deputy takes his/her place.
    • also known as Clan Deputy

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Deputy

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Google previewDiary of A Deputy (2002)

by Susan M. Tranter

The executive authority that comes from the position and the preparation for headship Being a sole deputy is an excellent...

Being a sole deputy means you take on the full range of responsibilities and you are, of necessity, involved in every ...

Google previewHow to Be a Successful Deputy Head (2006)

by Geoff Brookes

A non-teaching deputy is an unusual breed indeed. In fact, virtually all deputies would reject such a concept. You are not ready to abandon the classroom entirely. So classroom performance is one thing that you have to get right. Whatever you ...

Google previewElite Forces (2011)

by R M Bennett

The Director of the SAS, an Army brigadier, is also the Director Special Forces, while the deputy is a Royal Marines (SBS) colonel. It maintains close contact with both the Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6) and Security organisation (MI5) and with ...

Google previewIntelligence (2014)

From Secrets to Policy by Mark M. Lowenthal

Interestingly, the branch deputy is a senior CIA officer. In addition to the FBI, which ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Abbreviations (2015)

With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations by Eric Partridge

Deputy Assistant Director of Ordnance Services. D.A.D.O.S.“E”. Early in 1941 this term displaced S.O.M.E. The “E” represents Engineering. D.A.D.O.S.“O'”. A Dados concerned with Ordnance proper. D.A.D.R. Deputy Assistant Director of ...

Google previewNew Jersey Encyclopedia (2008)

by Jennifer Herman

• Speaker Pro Tempore – Wilfredo Caraballo • Majority Leader – Bonnie Watson Coleman • Majority Conference Leader–Joan Quigley • Deputy Speaker – John J. Burzichelli ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the IMF (2000)

by Norman K. Humphreys

On June 6, 1994, the Fund announced that it would increase the number of Deputy Managing Directors from one to three, and it named Stanley Fischer ( U.S.A.}, Alassane D. Ouattara (Cote d'Ivoire), and Prabhakar R. Narvekar (India) ( qq.v.) ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Namibia (2012)

by Victor L. Tonchi, William A. Lindeke, John J. Grotpeter

0 APPENDIX B [Deputy] Works and Transport Labour and Manpower Development [Deputy] Labour and Manpower Development Fisheries and Marine Resources [Deputy] Fisheries and Marine Resources Wildlife, Conservation, and ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms (1997)

by Rodney Dale, Steve Puttick

DAA&QMG Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General DAAG Deputy Assistant Adjutant General DAB digital audio broadcasting (SCI) DAC Defence Animal Centre DAC digital-to-analogue ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency (2003)

by W. Thomas Smith

deputy director(s) of central intelligence Base in Washington, D.C. A few DIA employees are based at the Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center in Maryland and at the Missile and Space Intelligence Center in Alabama. DIA's military ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

vision of Computing Research; Drawing Change Request DCRB Design Change Review Board DCRCH Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars DCRE Deputy Commandant– Royal Engineers; Deputy Commander Royal Engineers ...

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Now that I am a deputy, I will cease to be an agitator. (Lajos Kossuth)
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Scrabble value of D2E1P3U1T1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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