verb (used with object), de·posed, de·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), de·posed, de·pos·ing.
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Origin of depose
OTHER WORDS FROM deposede·pos·a·ble, adjectivede·pos·er, nounun·de·pos·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby depose
Example sentences from the Web for depose
It therefore doesn’t add up that they would work closely together to depose Abdullah.Jordan’s royal family feud and alleged coup plot, explained|Alex Ward|April 9, 2021|Vox
Yet the mounting opposition to Iowa and New Hampshire voting first might not be enough to actually depose them.Many Democrats Are Sick Of Iowa And New Hampshire Going First, But The Primary Calendar Is Unlikely To Change|Geoffrey Skelley (email@example.com)|April 8, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
He prided himself on not ratting out his Watergate co-conspirators and argued that if everyone had just shut up about it Nixon would not have been deposed.Little Liddys everywhere: The legacy of a political ‘super-klutz’|Dan Zak|March 31, 2021|Washington Post
In preparation for the proceeding, lawyers from the attorney general’s office deposed LaPierre and other current and former top executives, all of whom could be called.NRA faces internal woes as it girds for new gun control fight|Tom Hamburger|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
The new government waged war against the deposed president, eventually capturing him in Acapulco and executing him soon after.The problem of environmental racism in Mexico today is rooted in history|Jayson Porter|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
They also sought and were denied the opportunity to depose the president.Bradley Manning: ‘I Will Recover From This ... This Is Just a Stage in My Life’|Alexa O'Brien|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In London, where I met him on several occasions over the last decade, he invariably boasted of his latest efforts to depose Putin.How Boris Berezovsky Made Vladimir Putin, and Putin Unmade Berezovsky|Owen Matthews|March 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Douglas Vassy, the attorney for Battley who was supposed to depose Gingrich, says, “There was no deposition.”Gingrich Claims of Veracity in Divorces Don’t Hold Up|Wayne Barrett, Kyle Roerink|December 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He encouraged cross-border rebels seeking to depose the government of Chad.
Mass movements can depose a leader; or, indeed, as with Barack Obama, elect one.
In the lull of waiting, Aaron Logan wondered—wondered how one so small hoped to depose one so fierce and stubborn.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
We may now regard the claim of the Pope to depose princes as a harmless dream; but at that time it was a stern reality.Is Ulster Right?|Anonymous
If they want to depose him, I only wish they would not set me up as a competitor.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
The first step they took was to depose their faint-hearted Viceroy and set up Liniers in his place.Argentina|W. A. Hirst
He could depose prelates and excommunicate the greatest personages; he enjoyed enormous revenues; he was vicegerent of the Pope.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord