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deposit

de·pos·it

deposit

 
 
pronunciation:
dih pa ziht
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: deposited, depositing, deposits
definition 1: to hand over to a bank or other safe place.
I deposited all my birthday money at the bank.
antonyms:
withdraw
similar words:
credit, save, stow
definition 2: to put down or place.
The ocean waves deposit shells on the beach.Every day, he deposits his pennies in a jar on the dresser.
synonyms:
drop, lay, put
similar words:
dump, leave, place, set
definition 3: to place in the coin slot of a machine.
You need to deposit three quarters to get a soda from the machine.
synonyms:
insert
similar words:
place, put
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: money that has been put in a bank or anything that has been deposited.
I made a deposit of fifty dollars in my savings account.The snowplow left a huge deposit of snow by the garage.
synonyms:
accumulation, funds, mass, sediment
similar words:
credit, dregs, silt
definition 2: a large amount of a natural substance found beneath the ground.
Large deposits of oil were discovered in Alaska.
synonyms:
lode, vein
definition 3: a partial payment.
They put a deposit on the house they wanted to buy.
synonyms:
installment, payment
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