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depose

de·pose

depose

 
pronunciation:
dih poz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deposed, deposes, deposing
definition 1: to deprive of rank or office, esp. from an important position such as that of king.
The rebels deposed the leader and quickly established a provisional government.
synonyms:
dethrone
similar words:
defrock, displace, divest, humble, oust, overthrow, remove, strip, unseat
definition 2: to state under oath, esp. in written form.
synonyms:
swear, testify
similar words:
affirm, allege, attest, certify, declare, witness
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a sworn statement, esp. in written form.
synonyms:
swear, testify
similar words:
attest to, certify, declare, witness
derivations: deposable (adj.), deposer (n.)
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