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    deposit

    deposit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deposit

    Definition
    (noun) the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    Synonyms : alluviation , sedimentation
    Definition
    (noun) matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    Synonyms : sediment
    Definition
    (noun) the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    Synonyms : deposition
    Definition
    (noun) money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
    Synonyms : bank deposit
    Definition
    (noun) a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
    Synonyms : down payment
    Definition
    (noun) money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use
    Example Sentence
    • his deposit was refunded when he returned the car
    Definition
    (noun) a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met Definition
    (noun) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping Definition
    (noun) the act of putting something somewhere
    Synonyms : deposition
    Definition
    (verb) put, fix, force, or implant
    Synonyms : lodge , stick , wedge
    Example Sentence
    • lodge a bullet in the table
    • stick your thumb in the crack
    Definition
    (verb) put into a bank account
    Synonyms : bank
    Example Sentence
    • She deposits her paycheck every month
    Definition
    (verb) put (something somewhere) firmly
    Synonyms : fix , posit , situate
    Example Sentence
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot
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