depone

[dih-pohn]

verb (used with or without object), de·poned, de·pon·ing.

to testify under oath; depose.

Origin of depone

1525–35; < Latin dēpōnere to put away, down, aside (Medieval Latin: to testify), equivalent to dē- de- + pōnere to put
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Related Words for depone

attest, affirm, depose, swear, declare, witness

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British Dictionary definitions for depone

depone

verb

law, mainly Scots law to declare (something) under oath; testify; depose

Word Origin for depone

C16: from Latin dēpōnere to put down, from de- + pōnere to put, place
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