depone

[dih-pohn]

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

to testify under oath; depose.

Nearby words

  1. depolarizing block,
  2. depoliticize,
  3. depollute,
  4. depolymerase,
  5. depolymerize,
  6. deponent,
  7. depopulate,
  8. depopulation,
  9. deport,
  10. deportation

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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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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