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deposition

noun

1 deposition

The natural process of laying down a deposit of something.

synonym: deposit.

Roget 184: location, localization; lodgment; deposition, reposition; stowage, package; collocation; packing, lading; establishment, settlement, installation; fixation; ... show more

Roget 467: evidence; facts, premises, data, praecognita [Lat.], grounds.    indication etc. 550; criterion etc. (test) 463.    testimony, ... show more

Roget 535: affirmance, affirmation; statement, allegation, assertion, predication, declaration, word, averment; confirmation.    asseveration, adjuration, swearing, ... show more

Roget 551: trace, vestige, relic, remains; scar, cicatrix; footstep, footmark, footprint; pug; track mark, wake, trail, scent, ... show more

Dutch: afzetting
Polish: nawarstwianie, osadzanie



2 deposition

law A pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office.

3 deposition

The act of putting something somewhere.

synonym: deposit.

Dutch: depot

4 deposition

The act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office.

synonym: dethronement.

Roget 756: abrogation, annulment, nullification, recision; vacatur [Lat.]; canceling etc. v.; cancel; revocation, revokement; repeal, rescission, defeasance.    ... show more

Roget 738: laxity; laxness, looseness, slackness; toleration etc. (lenity) 740; freedom etc. 748.    anarchy, interregnum; relaxation; ... show more

Dutch: schorsing
Polish: detronizacja


Moby thesaurus: admission, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, allocation, alluvion, alluvium, ash, assertion, asseveration, assignment, attest, attestation, authority, authorization, averment, avouchment, avowal, bill, bill of complaint ... show more.

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