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Verb: deposit  di'pó-zit
  1. Put, fix, force, or implant
    "deposit a bullet in the table";
    - lodge, wedge, stick
     
  2. Put into a bank account
    "She deposits her paycheque every month";
    - bank
     
  3. Put (something somewhere) firmly
    "deposit the suitcase on the bench";
    - situate, fix, posit
Noun: deposit  di'pó-zit
  1. The phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    - sedimentation, alluviation
     
  2. Matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    - sediment
     
  3. The natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    - deposition
     
  4. Money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
    - bank deposit
     
  5. A partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
    - down payment
     
  6. Money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use
    "his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"
     
  7. A payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
     
  8. A facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    - depository, depositary, repository
     
  9. The act of putting something somewhere
    - deposition

Derived forms: deposited, depositing, deposits

Type of: accretion, accumulation, buildup, facility, fasten, fix, fund, geological phenomenon, give, guarantee, installation, lay, matter, monetary fund, payment, place, pose, position, put, secure, security, set, surety, warrant, warrantee, warranty

Antonym: withdraw

Encyclopedia: Deposit, Delaware County, New York