depose, force out(verb)
force to leave (an office)
swear, depose, depone(verb)
make a deposition; declare under oath
To put down; to lay down; to deposit; to lay aside; to put away.
To remove (a leader) from (high) office, without killing the incumbent.
A deposed monarch may go into exile as pretender to the lost throne, hoping to be restored on it in a next revolution
To give evidence or testimony, especially in response to interrogation during a deposition
To take, swear an oath.
To interrogate and elicit testimony during a deposition, typically by a lawyer.
After we deposed the claimant we had enough evidence to avoid a trial.
To testify; to bear witness; to claim; to assert; to affirm.
Origin: Recorded since c.1300, from deposer, from de- "down" + poser "to put, place". Deposition (1494 in the legal sense) belongs to deposit, but that related word and depose became totally confused
to lay down; to divest one's self of; to lay aside
to let fall; to deposit
to remove from a throne or other high station; to dethrone; to divest or deprive of office
to testify under oath; to bear testimony to; -- now usually said of bearing testimony which is officially written down for future use
to put under oath
to bear witness; to testify under oath; to make deposition
Origin: [FF. dposer, in the sense of L. deponere to put down; but from pref. d- (L. de) + poser to place. See Pose, Pause.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-pōz′, v.t. to remove from a high station: to degrade: to strip: to attest: (Shak.) to examine on oath.—adj. Depos′able.—n. Depos′al. [Fr.,—L. de, from, pausāre, to pause, (late) to place.]
The numerical value of depose in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of depose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When we pose as a victim, we quickly filed our patent of victim. (Quand en victime, on se pose, - Son brevet, vite, on dépose.)
The key point here is whether accusations against me are true or false, and it's not a fishing expedition to be able to depose her.
The Republican House is in a sad state. Last week, the far right showed that it can depose a speaker, and has emerged more powerful than ever before. Members of the House will hold their leadership elections in the coming days, and I hope they elect sensible leaders.
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- детронирам, давам показания, давам клетва, депонирамBulgarian
- niederlegen, aussagen, deponieren, bezeugen, entthronen, verhören, unter, EidGerman
- suistaa vallastaFinnish
- aithríoghadh, fianaise a thabhairt, (Ceannaire) do briseadh amachIrish
- tanúsít, eltávolít, leteszHungarian
- neerleggen, afzetten, getuigenDutch
- zeznać żePolish
- depune, detronare, a depune mărturie, mărturisiRomanian
- низлага́ть, низложи́тьRussian
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