deposit, sedimentation, alluviation(noun)
the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
matter that has been deposited by some natural process
the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
deposit, bank deposit(noun)
money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
down payment, deposit(noun)
a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use
"his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"
a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
depository, deposit, depositary, repository(noun)
a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
the act of putting something somewhere
lodge, wedge, stick, deposit(verb)
put, fix, force, or implant
"lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
put into a bank account
"She deposits her paycheck every month"
situate, fix, posit, deposit(verb)
put (something somewhere) firmly
"She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems.
asset that was left to the care of the other
Money placed in an account.
Anything left behind on a surface.
A sum of money or other asset given as an initial payment, to show good faith, or to reserve something for purchase.
They put a deposit on the apartment.
A sum of money given as a security for a borrowed item, which will be given back when the item is returned, e.g. a bottle deposit or can deposit
To leave or adhere one material or item onto another.
He deposited his gum on the bottom of the table.
To entrust one's assets to the care of another. Sometimes done as collateral.
To put money or funds into an account.
Origin: From depositus, past participle of deponere which is "to put down".
to lay down; to place; to put; to let fall or throw down (as sediment); as, a crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand; the waters deposited a rich alluvium
to lay up or away for safe keeping; to put up; to store; as, to deposit goods in a warehouse
to lodge in some one's hands for safe keeping; to commit to the custody of another; to intrust; esp., to place in a bank, as a sum of money subject to order
to lay aside; to rid one's self of
that which is deposited, or laid or thrown down; as, a deposit in a flue; especially, matter precipitated from a solution (as the siliceous deposits of hot springs), or that which is mechanically deposited (as the mud, gravel, etc., deposits of a river)
a natural occurrence of a useful mineral under the conditions to invite exploitation
that which is placed anywhere, or in any one's hands, for safe keeping; something intrusted to the care of another; esp., money lodged with a bank or banker, subject to order; anything given as pledge or security
a bailment of money or goods to be kept gratuitously for the bailor
money lodged with a party as earnest or security for the performance of a duty assumed by the person depositing
a place of deposit; a depository
Origin: [L. depositus, p. p. of deponere. See Depone, and cf. Deposit, n.]
Deposit is a village in Broome and Delaware counties in the U.S. state of New York. The population was 1,663 at the 2010 census. The Village of Deposit, on the county line, is partly within the Town of Sanford and the Town of Deposit. The Broome County portion of Deposit is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-poz′it, v.t. to put or set down: to place: to lay up or past: to entrust.—n. that which is deposited or put down: (geol.) rocks produced by precipitation from a fluid medium, by settling from a solution in water: something entrusted to another's care, esp. money put in a bank: a pledge: a bailment where one entrusts goods to another to be kept without recompense—in Scots law, Depositā′tion.—ns. Depos′itary, a person with whom anything is left for safe keeping: a guardian—sometimes Depos′itory.—adj. Depos′itive.—ns. Depos′itor; Depos′itory, a place where anything is deposited—sometimes Depos′itary. [Fr.,—L. depositum, placed—deponĕre, from de, and ponĕre, to put down.]
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'deposit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3801
Rank popularity for the word 'deposit' in Nouns Frequency: #1209
Rank popularity for the word 'deposit' in Verbs Frequency: #1003
The numerical value of deposit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of deposit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Deposit hope in people is like punching against the edge of a sharp knife.
We have managed to cope (with deposit withdrawals). Can the situation be repeated? Yes, it can.
If only God would give me some clear sign Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
I’m actually leasing (this house), and my lease runs out in two years. I hope to get my security deposit back.
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- أودع, إيداعArabic
- депозит, депонирам, влог, залеж, влагам, отлагам сеBulgarian
- jaciment, dipositar, dipòsitCatalan, Valencian
- vklad, vložitCzech
- einzahlen, Pfand, Kaution, AnzahlungGerman
- προκαταβολή, καταθέτω, κοίτασμαGreek
- depositar, empeño, depósitoSpanish
- haltuun, ennakko, talletus, vakuus, depositio, uskoa, esiintymä, kiinnittää, tallettaa, kerrostuma, panttiFinnish
- acompte, arrhes, déposer, gisement, dépôt, cautionFrench
- deposito, depositarInterlingua
- sedimento, acconto, caparra, deposito, anticipoItalian
- 預金, 担保, 敷金, 堆積物, 預金する, 保証金, 預け入れる, デポジット, 預けるJapanese
- pātokatoka, moni tāpui, whakatakoto, whakaputuMāori
- storten, statiegeld, deposito, neerzetten, storting, afzetting, afzetten, neerzetting, aanbetalingDutch
- ślad, zdeponować, składać, wpłacać, złoże, depozyt, złożyć, powierzać, osadzać, osad, wpłata, powierzyć, osadzić, zaliczka, wpłacić, deponować, kaucjaPolish
- depositar, depósito, empenho, entradaPortuguese
- depunere, depune, a depozita, depozit, zăcământ, a lăsa în îngrijireRomanian
- положить, задаток, месторождение, вкладывать, взнос, залежь, класть, депозит, залог, осадок, депонировать, отложение, вклад, вложитьRussian
- deposition, insättning, depositionsavgift, deponera, sätta in, avlagring, handpenningSwedish
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