verb (used with object)
to place for safekeeping or in trust, especially in a bank account:
He deposited his paycheck every Friday.
to give as security or in part payment.
to deliver and leave (an item):
Please deposit your returned books with the librarian.
to insert (a coin) in a coin-operated device:
Deposit a quarter and push the button.
to put, place, or set down, especially carefully or exactly:
She deposited the baby in the crib.
to lay or throw down by a natural process; precipitate:
The river deposited soil at its mouth.
verb (used without object)
to be placed, inserted, precipitated, left for safekeeping, given as security or in partial payment, etc.
money placed in a bank account or an instance of placing money in a bank account.
anything given as security or in part payment:
The boy returned the bottle and got his five-cent deposit back. They made a deposit on the house and signed a ten-year mortgage.
anything laid away or entrusted to another for safekeeping:
A large deposit of jewels was stolen from the hotel safe.
a place for safekeeping; depository.
something precipitated, delivered and left, or thrown down, as by a natural process:
a deposit of soil.
the natural sediment of wine in a bottle.
a coating of metal deposited on something, usually by an electric current.
a natural accumulation or occurrence, especially of oil or ore:
a mountain range with many rich deposits of gold.
to put or set down, esp carefully or in a proper place; place
to entrust for safekeeping; consign
to place (money) in a bank or similar institution in order to earn interest or for safekeeping
to give (money) in part payment or as security
to lay down naturally; cause to settle: the river deposits silt
an instance of entrusting money or valuables to a bank or similar institution
the money or valuables so entrusted
money given in part payment or as security, as when goods are bought on hire-purchase See also down payment
a consideration, esp money, given temporarily as security against loss of or damage to something borrowed or hired
an accumulation of sediments, mineral ores, coal, etc
any deposited material, such as a sediment or a precipitate that has settled out of solution
a coating produced on a surface, esp a layer of metal formed by electrolysis
a depository or storehouse
on deposit, payable as the first instalment, as when buying on hire-purchase
deposit de·pos·it (dĭ-pŏz’ĭt)
v. de·pos·it·ed, de·pos·it·ing, de·pos·its
To lay down or leave behind by a natural process.
To become deposited; settle.
An accumulation of organic or inorganic material, such as a lipid, in a body tissue, structure, or fluid.
A sediment or precipitate that has settled out of a solution.
An accumulation or layer of solid material, either consolidated or unconsolidated, left or laid down by a natural process. Deposits include sediments left by water, wind, ice, gravity, volcanic activity, or other agents. A layer of coal formed over many years through the decomposition of plant material is also a deposit.
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