deploys; deployed; deploying
1 [with object] : to organize and send out (people or things) to be used for a particular purpose
The troops were deployed for battle.
They plan to deploy more American soldiers over the next six months.
Two scientists were deployed to study the problem.
Both campaigns are deploying volunteers to the cities to encourage people to vote.
2 : to open up and spread out the parts of (something, such as a parachute)
Wait several seconds before deploying the parachute.
The boat’s sails were not fully deployed.
The parachute failed to deploy properly.
— deployment dɪˈploɪmənt noun, plural deployments
additional troop deployments
the deployment of ground troops