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 for Deploy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deploy \De*ploy"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Deployed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Deploying.] [F. d['e]ployer; pref. d['e]? = d['e]s
     (L. dis) + ployer, equiv. to plier to fold, fr. L. plicare.
     See Ply, and cf. Display.] (Mil.)
     To open out; to unfold; to spread out (a body of troops) in
     such a way that they shall display a wider front and less
     depth; -- the reverse of ploy; as, to deploy a column of
     troops into line of battle.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  deploy \de*ploy"\, v. t.
     To place (people or other resources) into a position so as to
     be ready to for action or use.
     [PJC] Deploy

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deploy \De*ploy"\, Deployment \De*ploy"ment\, n. (Mil.)
     The act of deploying; a spreading out of a body of men in
     order to extend their front. --Wilhelm.
     [1913 Webster]
           Deployments . . . which cause the soldier to turn his
           back to the enemy are not suited to war. --H. L. Scott.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: place troops or weapons in battle formation
      2: to distribute systematically or strategically; "The U.S.
         deploys its weapons in the Middle East"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "deploy":
     aberrate, adduce, advance, allege, allocate, arrange, array,
     assign, branch, branch out, bring forward, bring on, bring to bear,
     clear for action, clear the decks, collocate, cool off, cure,
     disperse, dispose, divaricate, diverge, divide, dress, emplace,
     expand, extend, fan, fan out, fix, fix up, flare, form, get a fix,
     get ready, go away, go off, grade, harmonize, hierarchize,
     home in on, install, lay out, line up, localize, locate,
     make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, marshal,
     methodize, mobilize, navigate, normalize, offer, open, open up,
     order, organize, outspread, outstretch, overgrow, overrun, pacify,
     pin down, pinpoint, place, plan, plead, position, prearrange, prep,
     prepare, present, pretreat, process, produce, provide,
     put in place, put in shape, quiet, rally, ramify, rank, ready,
     ready up, regularize, regulate, routinize, separate, set up,
     settle preliminaries, situate, splay, spot, spraddle, sprangle,
     sprawl, spread, spread like wildfire, spread out, standardize,
     structure, systematize, tan, tranquilize, treat, triangulate, trim,
     try out, unfold, widen, zero in on

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