What does the word deploy mean?

Usage examples for deploy

  1. We are also improving our capability to deploy U. S. military forces rapidly to distant areas. – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  2. How much time do you think we've got to deploy the infantry? – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  3. Tell me, if you were Inayat Latif, how would you deploy the Imperial army tomorrow? – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover