reposit

[ ri-poz-it ]
/ rɪˈpɒz ɪt /

verb (used with object)

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

Nearby words

  1. reportorial,
  2. reposal,
  3. repose,
  4. reposedly,
  5. reposeful,
  6. reposition,
  7. repositor,
  8. repositorium,
  9. repository,
  10. repossess

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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