Definition for DE-PLOY'

DE-PLOY', v.t. [Fr. deployer; de and ployer, or plier, to fold; L. plico; Gr. πλεκω; Arm. plega; Sp. plegar; It. piegare; W. plygu. Hence Sp. desplegar, to display; It. spiegare; Deploy is only a different orthography of deplier, Sp. desplegar, to display.]

To display; to open; to extend; a military term.

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