deposition - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deposition

(noun) the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
Synonyms : deposit

(noun) (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
(noun) the act of putting something somewhere
Synonyms : deposit

(noun) the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
Synonyms : dethronement

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deposition

deposition- testimony under oath. When someone takes a position (or a side) in a court of law, he has taken a deposition.
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by nic42991

de(removing) removing someone from his/her position.
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by preetisoni2411

to DEPOSE[ dethrone hitler],a group was formed [usa,england,china etc]which took a DEPOSITION[oath] to stay together and fight
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by elixir

rootword de(down)-position means removing from the prsent position and keeping in the down position
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by sunithreddy

imagine a Jamaican taking "de position" that they are innocent/guilty in court. When they tell their official story, that is a deposition
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by Suikurai

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