Synonyms of deputy in English:

deputy


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See Spanish definition of suplente

noun

1‘he handed over his duties to his deputy’

SYNONYMS
second in command, second, number two, subordinate, junior, auxiliary, adjutant, lieutenant, subaltern, assistant, personal assistant, PA, aide, helper, right-hand man, henchman, underling
substitute, stand-in, fill-in, relief, understudy, supply
representative, surrogate, proxy, delegate, agent, spokesperson, ambassador, legate
Scottish depute
locum tenens
informal vice, girl Friday, man Friday, sidekick, locum, temp

adjective

1‘she brought in an old friend as deputy editor’

SYNONYMS
assistant
substitute, stand-in, acting, reserve, fill-in, caretaker, temporary, short-term, provisional, stopgap, surrogate, proxy, representative
pro tempore, ad interim
informal second-string
North American informal pinch-hitting
rare expediential