verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- depletion region,
Origin of deploy
Examples from the Web for deployment
Last week, Obama announced the deployment of 3,000 troops to Liberia to provide support to those fighting the disease.
If the technology works well, secrecy can inhibit its deployment.Is the Pentagon’s $55 Billion Stealth Bomber Too Big a Secret?|Bill Sweetman|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During that deployment, as an adviser, I met with Iraqi counterparts weekly, sometimes more.
Talabani told The Daily Beast that the Peshmerga deployment to Kirkuk was actually approved by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
When we lost another officer to an IED late in the deployment, we shrugged our shoulders.
This dangerous halt and deployment is apt also to occur when the column finds sheltering objects by the way.
At this moment he was mortally wounded, before the deployment was made.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1|Jacob Dolson Cox
Both in attack and defense the order may fix the front to be covered in the deployment.
Division of battle line into battle districts and density of deployment therein.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
It is seldom advisable to break up the battalion before issuing orders for its deployment.
verb mainly military
Word Origin for deploy
1796, from French déploiement, from déployer (see deploy).
1786 as a military word, from French déployer "unroll, unfold," from Old French desploiier "unfold," from Latin displicare "unfold, scatter," from dis- (see dis-) + plicare "to fold" see ply (v.1)). "In its AFr. form regularly adopted in ME as desplay" [OED]. Related: Deployed; deploying.