reposit

[ ri-poz-it ]
/ rɪˈpɒz ɪt /

verb (used with object)

to put back; replace.
to lay up or store; deposit.

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Origin of reposit

1635–45; < Latin repositus (past participle of repōnere to replace), equivalent to re- re- + posit(us), past participle of pōnere to place, put; see posit
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British Dictionary definitions for reposit

reposit
/ (rɪˈpɒzɪt) /

verb

(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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