HyperDic: deposition

English > 4 senses of the word deposition:
NOUNprocessdeposition, depositthe natural process of laying down a deposit of something
communicationdeposition(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness
actdeposition, depositthe act of putting something somewhere
actdeposition, dethronementthe act of deposing someone
deposition > pronunciation
Soundsdeh.pahzih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deposition: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe natural process of laying down a deposit of something.
Synonymdeposit
NarrowerelectrodepositionThe deposition of a substance on an electrode by the action of electricity (especially by electrolysis)
pigmentationThe deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings
redepositiondeposition from one deposit to another
superposition(geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another
Broaderaccretion, accumulationAn increase / increase by natural growth or addition
Spanishdeposición
English > deposition: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderinterrogation, examination, interrogatoryformal systematic questioning
Verbsdeposemake a deposition
English > deposition: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of putting something somewhere.
Synonymdeposit
Narrowerrepositing, reposition, storage, warehousingDepositing in a warehouse
BroaderbuildupThe act of building up an accumulation
Spanishdepósito
Catalandipòsit
Verbsdepositput (something somewhere) firmly
English > deposition: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office.
Synonymdethronement
Broaderouster, oustingThe act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
Spanishdeposición, destronamiento
Catalandeposició, destronament
Verbsdeposeforce to leave (an office)

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