verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of deposit
Synonyms for deposit
Examples from the Web for deposit
We will not sit on the sidelines and deposit our fate in the hands of others.
Or, “Only to the end of this month: deposit a separatist and get up to 12 percent interest.”
According to Afghan government regulations, no one has the right to deposit public money into a personal account.
Eurozone leaders are ignoring these basic tenets of deposit insurance.
In short, they threw away the EU pledge of deposit insurance, which is the last defense against nationwide bank runs.
Collateral bonds are secured by the deposit of collateral security.
In the eye of the banker, and of the customer, and of the law, it is a deposit.A Simple Explanation of Modern Banking Customs|Humphrey Robinson
The deposit of each year may acquire some degree of consistency before that of the succeeding year is superimposed.Principles of Geology|Charles Lyell
A female may deposit as many as four batches in her life time.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
In his experience he had found that all instruments will occasionally fail to dislodge the deposit.
- an instance of entrusting money or valuables to a bank or similar institution
- the money or valuables so entrusted
Word Origin for deposit
1620s, from Latin depositum, from deponere (see deposit (v.)). Geological sense is from 1781; monetary sense is from 1737.