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deposit (v.)

1620s, "place in the hands of another as a pledge for a contract," from Latin depositus, past participle of deponere "lay aside, put down, deposit," also used of births and bets, from de "away" (see de-) + ponere "to put, place" (past participle positus; see position (n.)). From 1650s as "lay away for safe-keeping;" from 1749 as "lay down, place, put." Related: Deposited; depositing.

deposit (n.)

1620s, "state of being placed in safe-keeping," from Latin depositum, from deponere (see deposit (v.)). From 1660s as "that which is laid or thrown down." Geological sense is from 1781; financial sense "money lodged in a bank for safety or convenience" is from 1737. Middle English had depost "thing entrusted for safe-keeping" (late 14c.).

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Definitions of deposit
1
deposit (n.)
the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating;
Synonyms: sedimentation / alluviation
deposit (n.)
matter that has been deposited by some natural process;
Synonyms: sediment
deposit (n.)
the natural process of laying down a deposit of something;
Synonyms: deposition
deposit (n.)
money deposited in a bank or some similar institution;
Synonyms: bank deposit
deposit (n.)
a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later;
Synonyms: down payment
deposit (n.)
money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use;
his deposit was refunded when he returned the car
deposit (n.)
a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met;
deposit (n.)
a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping;
Synonyms: depository / depositary / repository
deposit (n.)
the act of putting something somewhere;
Synonyms: deposition
2
deposit (v.)
put, fix, force, or implant;
Synonyms: lodge / wedge / stick
deposit (v.)
put into a bank account;
She deposits her paycheck every month
Synonyms: bank
deposit (v.)
put (something somewhere) firmly;
deposit the suitcase on the bench
Synonyms: situate / fix / posit
From wordnet.princeton.edu