Definition of deploy:
extend, armament, fan out, array, array, detonation, position, go toward, bring in, brandish, go on, dispose, expand, fall back on, take up battle stations, systematize, order, cut in, arm, into operation, function, cope, use, marshal, exploit, draw, organize, armed, defuse, armorer, apply, assign to positions, spread out in battle formation, range, sort, work, come on, run, form an extended front, dispose, station, put out patrols, assign to battle stations, play, operate, arrange, utilize, consume, draw on, duel.
- "Henry IV, Makers of History", John S. C. Abbott.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
As the head of the column approached the bank of the river the enemy's sharpshooters opened a scattering fire; and the second division was ordered to deploy as skirmishers, cross the river, and drive the former from the thicket; while the first and third divisions covered the flanks of the train, and, with it, followed in the rear.- "The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17", Charles Francis Horne.