vb (Chiefly military)
1 to adopt or cause to adopt a battle formation, esp. from a narrow front formation
2 tr to redistribute (forces) to or within a given area
(C18: from French déployer, from Latin displicare to unfold; see display)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
arrange, dispose, extend, position, redistribute, set out, set up, spread out, station, use, utilize
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