[ UK /dɪpˈɒsɪt/ ]
[ US /dəˈpɑzɪt, dɪˈpɑzət/ ]
  1. money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use
    his deposit was refunded when he returned the car
  2. the act of putting something somewhere
  3. a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
  4. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
  5. the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
  6. the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
  7. a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
  8. matter that has been deposited by some natural process
  9. money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
  1. put (something somewhere) firmly
    deposit the suitcase on the bench
    She posited her hand on his shoulder
    fix your eyes on this spot
  2. put, fix, force, or implant
    stick your thumb in the crack
    lodge a bullet in the table
  3. put into a bank account
    She deposits her paycheck every month
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How To Use deposit In A Sentence

  • The seeds were then cut in half longitudinally and deposited on a sterile Whatman No.1 filter paper impregnated with 1% tetrazolium chloride.
  • I clicked the 'Live Chat' button, and lo and behold, I was deposited in a chat room with what sounded suspiciously like a chatbot.
  • She arranged for a sizeable loan from the temple based on her deposits there and then purchased a great store of corn from the temple granaries.
  • The money is commonly laundered via cash deposits to friends or family members' bank accounts and is quickly withdrawn to be paid to the gang leaders. Times, Sunday Times
  • The transitional zones between low backgrounds of W Mo group elements and iron group and chalcophile elements are the favorable enriched zones of uranium deposits.
  • The region has many deposits of valuable oil.
  • This is the northernmost and wettest of the central Asian depressions, remnants of a Tertiary era inland sea, with relict glaciers, glacier lakes and a wide variety of rock types, the result of a long series of successive eras of deposition and orogeny. Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia
  • In other words, you can look at one face and see loess topped by a paleosol and then covered in flow deposits. NYT > Home Page
  • Big Brother will now know every financial tidbit about you, every ATM withdrawl, account deposit, creditcard charge, what you bought .... Senate's Wall Street bill in homestretch
  • The fact that these rocks were not supplying detritus to the sedimentary basin is consistent with the geological observation that they always appear covered by the younger deposits, with little or no discontinuity until the Devonian.
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