1. [ verb ] fix, force, or implant
Synonyms: stick wedge lodge

"lodge a bullet in the table"

Related terms: dislodge fasten redeposit stick_out extend
2. [ verb ] (finance) put into a bank account
Synonyms: bank

"She deposits her paycheck every month"

Related terms: withdraw give redeposit depository_financial_institution depositor
3. [ verb ] put (something somewhere) firmly
Synonyms: situate posit fix

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

Related terms: situate bury sediment
4. [ verb ] put into a certain place or abstract location
Synonyms: put place set lay situate position posit pose fix

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Related terms: put move install settle arrange park lay seat insert plant misplace replace throw set_down lean sow superimpose bury space stand recess clap cock throw juxtapose position stick glycerolize marshal misplace butt ensconce poise rest docket set_down pillow ground plant stratify nestle bottle emplace barrel bucket recline sign repose intersperse postpose parallelize pile reposition superpose middle prepose tee load perch cram trench coffin rack_up upend pigeonhole ladle underlay appose bed siphon set step emplace ship jar imbricate shelve raise assemble arrange postpone lay put_on communicate replace range land post drop imprison ensnare rig set_back disembark topographic_point position set space setting
5. [ noun ] matter deposited by water or ice or wind
Synonyms: sediment
Related terms: substance dregs lees salt_lick evaporite alluvial_sediment
6. [ noun ] (geology) the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
Synonyms: sedimentation alluviation
Related terms: geological_phenomenon lode sediment
7. [ noun ] money deposited in a bank
Synonyms: bank_deposit
Related terms: fund demand_deposit
8. [ noun ] a facility where things can be deposited for safekeeping
Synonyms: repository depository
Related terms: facility bank repertory museum storehouse library sperm_bank archive treasury lost-and-found drop storage_space
9. [ noun ] money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use

"his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"

Related terms: security
10. [ noun ] (business) a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
Synonyms: down_payment
Related terms: payment margin
11. [ noun ] the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
Synonyms: deposition
Related terms: accretion redeposition pigmentation superposition electrodeposition
12. [ noun ] a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
Related terms: guarantee
13. [ noun ] the act of putting something somewhere
Synonyms: deposition
Related terms: buildup repositing
Similar spelling:   depositor