Definitions for deposedɪˈpoʊz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to remove from office or position, esp. high office.
to testify or affirm under oath, esp. in writing.
to take the deposition of; examine under oath:
Two lawyers deposed the witness.
(v.i.)to give sworn testimony, esp. in writing.
Origin of depose:
1250–1300; ME < OF deposer to put down =de-de - +poser < VL *posāre, LL pausāre; see pose1
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
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Translations for depose
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to remove from a high position (eg from that of a king)
They have deposed the emperor.
- afsit, ontslaanAfrikaans
- يَخْلَع، يَعْزِلArabic
- лишавам от властBulgarian
- deporPortuguese (BR)
- καθαιρώ, εκθρονίζωGreek
- ametist kõrvaldama, troonilt tõukamaEstonian
- عزل کردن؛ برکنار کردنFarsi
- syöstä vallastaFinnish
- सिंहासन से हटानाHindi
- steypa af stóliIcelandic
- (왕 등을) 폐위시키다Korean
- atcelt (no augsta amata); gāzt (no troņa)Latvian
- عزل کردن؛ برکنار کردنPersian
- معزولول، مو قوفول، له تخت څخه غورځول، شهادت ور كول خلع كولPashto
- a destitui, a detronaRomanian
- tahttan indirmek, iktidardan düşürmekTurkish
- 免...的職，廢黜Chinese (Trad.)
- усувати; скидатиUkrainian
- عہدے یا منصب سے معزول کرنا ، خصوصا تخت سے اتارناUrdu
- phế truấtVietnamese
- 免...的职，废黜Chinese (Simp.)
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