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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deploy mean? 

DEPLOY (verb)
  The verb DEPLOY has 2 senses:

1. place troops or weapons in battle formation
2. to distribute systematically or strategically

  Familiarity information: DEPLOY used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DEPLOY (verb)

Sense 1deploy [BACK TO TOP]


Place troops or weapons in battle formation

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Hypernyms (to "deploy" is one way to...):

position (cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "deploy"):

play (put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sense 2deploy [BACK TO TOP]


To distribute systematically or strategically

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

The U.S. deploys its weapons in the Middle East

Hypernyms (to "deploy" is one way to...):

distribute; spread (distribute or disperse widely)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "deploy"):

redeploy (deploy anew)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

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