Synonyms of deputy


1. deputy, deputy sheriff, lawman, law officer, peace officer

usage: someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

2. deputy, lieutenant, assistant, helper, help, supporter

usage: an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

3. deputy, legislator

usage: a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)

4. deputy, surrogate, agent

usage: a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

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