verb (used with object), im·poned, im·pon·ing. Obsolete.

to wager; stake.

Nearby words

  1. impolicy,
  2. impolite,
  3. impolitic,
  4. imponderabilia,
  5. imponderable,
  6. imponent,
  7. import,
  8. import quota,
  9. importance,
  10. importance of being earnest, the

Origin of impone

1520–30; < Latin impōnere to put in or upon, impose, equivalent to im- im-1 + pōnere to put, place; see pose1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019