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Definitions of deputy

  1. a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. acting as substitute for another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A member of the Chamber of Deputies. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. One appointed to act for another; an agent; a delegate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. One deputed or appointed to act for another: a delegate or representative: in U.S. an assistant to a public officer, as Deputy U.S. Marshal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. One appointed to act for another. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. A person delegated to act for another or others; representative. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A person appointed or deputed to act for another; representative or delegate; one who exercises an office in another's right. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. A person appointed to act for another a lieutenant; a viceroy. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. in 1 Kings 22:47 , means a prefect; one set over others. The same Hebrew word is rendered "officer;" i.e., chief of the commissariat appointed by Solomon ( 1 Kings 4:5 , etc.). In Esther 8:9 ; 9:3 (RSV, "governor") it denotes a Persian prefect "on this side" i.e., in the region west of the Euphrates. It is the modern word pasha . In Acts 13:7 Acts 13:8 Acts 13:12 ; 18:12 , it denotes a proconsul; i.e., the governor of a Roman province holding his appointment from the senate. The Roman provinces were of two kinds, (1) senatorial and (2) imperial. The appointment of a governor to the former was in the hands of the senate, and he bore the title of proconsul (Gr. anthupatos). The appointment of a governor to the latter was in the hands of the emperor, and he bore the title of propraetor (Gr. antistrategos). biblestudytools.com
  15. ( Acts 13:7 Acts 13:8 Acts 13:12 ; 19:38 ) The Greek word signifies proconsul, the title of the Roman governors who were appointed by the senate. biblestudytools.com
  16. Person appointed to act for another or others (by d., by proxy); member of deputation; parliamentary representative (Chamber of Dd., lower house in French& other Parliaments); d.-, deputed, acting-. Hence deputyship n. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [French] One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him;—substitute; representative; lieutenant; delegate; envoy; agent; factor. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. A lieutenant, a viceroy; any one that transacts business for another. Complete Dictionary

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