[ ri-poz-it ]
/ rɪˈpɒz ɪt /
verb (used with object)
to put back; replace.
to lay up or store; deposit.
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Words nearby reposit
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British Dictionary definitions for reposit
/ (rɪˈpɒzɪt) /
(tr) to put away, deposit, or store up
Word Origin for reposit
C17: from Latin repositus replaced, from repōnere; see repose ², posit
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