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deposit

de·pos·it

deposit

 
pronunciation:
dih pa ziht
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deposited, depositing, deposits
definition 1: to hand over, esp. for safekeeping, as to a bank account.
I deposited four hundred dollars in my account last Friday.
synonyms:
bank, store
antonyms:
withdraw
similar words:
credit, save, stash, stow
definition 2: to put down, lay down, or place.
The river deposits silt on its banks.The ocean waves deposit shells on the beach.He quickly deposited his briefcase on his desk and went to get a cup of coffee.
synonyms:
drop, lay, precipitate, put
similar words:
dump, leave, place, set
definition 3: to place (money) in the coin slot of a machine.
I deposited all my quarters in the parking meter.
synonyms:
insert
similar words:
place, put
definition 4: to hand over as partial payment.
The landlord said we have to deposit two months rent to secure the apartment.
similar words:
pay
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make a deposit, as to a bank account.
When was the last time you deposited to your account?
synonyms:
save
similar words:
bank
definition 2: to be deposited.
Silt deposits in the river bed.
synonyms:
accumulate, collect, settle
similar words:
precipitate, remain, stay
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything that has been deposited, such as money in a bank or silt in a river.
I made a deposit of three hundred dollars in my savings account.Every summer a crew has to come to clean up the large deposit of plastic bottles on the beach.
synonyms:
accumulation, bank account, funds, mass, sediment
similar words:
alluvium, credit, dregs, lees, precipitate, settlings, silt
definition 2: a quantity of a substance existing naturally beneath the ground.
They discovered a large deposit of uranium.
synonyms:
lode, vein
definition 3: money or valuables given as a partial payment.
I put down a hundred-dollar deposit on a new washing machine.
synonyms:
installment, payment
similar words:
earnest, payoff
definition 4: money handed over temporarily to guarantee the return of some item.
They require a fifty-dollar deposit on all rental tools.
similar words:
collateral, guarantee
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