Word:

Depose

De`pose´
v. t.1.To lay down; to divest one's self of; to lay aside.
[imp. & p. p. Deposed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deposing.]
2.To let fall; to deposit.
3.To remove from a throne or other high station; to dethrone; to divest or deprive of office.
4.To testify under oath; to bear testimony to; - now usually said of bearing testimony which is officially written down for future use.
To depose the yearly rent or valuation of lands.
- Bacon.
5.To put under oath.
Depose him in the justice of his cause.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To bear witness; to testify under oath; to make deposition.
Verb1.depose - force to leave (an office)
Synonyms: force out
2.depose - make a deposition; declare under oath
Synonyms: depone, swear

TO DEPOSE, practice. To make a deposition; to give testimony as a witness.

TO DEPOSE, rights. The act of depriving an individual of a public employment or office, against his will. Wolff, Sec. 1063. The term is usually applied to the deprivation of all authority of a sovereign.

acknowledge, affirm, allege, and candle, assert under oath, asseverate, assure, attest, aver, avouch, avow, bank, bear witness, book, boot, bounce, break, buck off, bump, bust, can, cashier, certify, chuck, declare, deconsecrate, defrock, degrade, demote, deplume, depone, deposit, deprive, deracinate, dethrone, disbar, discharge, disclose, discrown, disemploy, disenthrone, dislodge, dismiss, dismount, displace, displume, drum out, eject, excommunicate, expel, fire, furlough, give evidence, give the ax, give the gate, guarantee, kick, kick upstairs, kiss the book, lay off, let go, let out, liquidate, make redundant, mount, oust, overthrow, pension, pension off, predicate, profess, protest, purge, put by, read out of, release, remove, remove from office, replace, retire, root out, root up, sack, separate forcibly, store, stow, strip, strip of office, strip of rank, subvert, superannuate, surplus, suspend, swear, swear by bell, swear the truth, swear to, swear to God, swear to goodness, testify, throw off, throw out, turn off, turn out, unchurch, uncrown, unfrock, unhorse, unmake, unplace, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone, uproot, upset, vouch, vow, warrant, witness
Translate Depose to Spanish, Translate Depose to German, Translate Depose to French
Browse
Depolish
Depolishing
Depone
Deponent
Depopulacy
Depopulate
depopulated
Depopulation
Depopulator
Deport
Deportation
deportee
Deportment
Deporture
Deposable
Deposal
-- Depose --
deposed
Deposer
Deposit
deposit account
deposit box
Depositary
Deposition
Depositor
Depository
depository financial institution
depository library
Depositum
Depositure
Depot
Depper
Depravation
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy