Definitions for deposit

Definitions for (noun) deposit

Main entry: deposit, deposition

Definition: the act of putting something somewhere

Main entry: deposit, depositary, depository, repository

Definition: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

Main entry: deposit

Definition: a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Main entry: sediment, deposit

Definition: matter that has been deposited by some natural process

Main entry: deposit, alluviation, sedimentation

Definition: the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating

Main entry: deposit

Definition: money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use

Usage: his deposit was refunded when he returned the car

Main entry: deposit, down payment

Definition: a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later

Main entry: deposit, bank deposit

Definition: money deposited in a bank or some similar institution

Main entry: deposit, deposition

Definition: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

Definitions for (verb) deposit

Main entry: stick, deposit, wedge, lodge

Definition: put, fix, force, or implant

Usage: lodge a bullet in the table; stick your thumb in the crack

Main entry: posit, fix, situate, deposit

Definition: put (something somewhere) firmly

Usage: She posited her hand on his shoulder; deposit the suitcase on the bench; fix your eyes on this spot

Main entry: deposit, bank

Definition: put into a bank account

Usage: She deposits her paycheck every month

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