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, adjectiveun·de·posed, adjective
Words nearby depose
Example sentences from the Web for depose
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.
Keep under passions, that they depose not reason from the government of your thoughts.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
Justinian was about to yield, and indeed had given the order, when the insurgents determined to depose him.Constantinople|William Holden Hutton
Again a Pope was asserting his right to depose an English sovereign and to loose Englishmen from their bond of allegiance.History of the English People, Volume V (of 8) |John Richard Green
As he has power to depose the Sultan for a lapse of orthodoxy, the result may be imagined.The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)|John Holland Rose
Attempts were made to send some one through to depose Marquez, but each one failed.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle