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Meaning of DEPONE

Pronunciation:  di'pown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make a deposition; declare under oath
 

DEPONE is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: depose, swear
 
 See Also: declare

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De*pone"\ (d[-e]*p[=o]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deponed}
    (-p[=o]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Deponing}.] [L. deponere,
    depositum, to put down, in LL., to assert under oath; de- +
    ponere to put, place. See {Position}, and cf. {Deposit}.]
    1. To lay, as a stake; to wager. [Obs.] --Hudibras.
    
    2. To lay down. [R.] --Southey.
    
    3. To assert under oath; to depose. [A Scotticism]
    
             Sprot deponeth that he entered himself thereafter in
             conference.                           --State
                                                   Trials(1606).
    
    
  2. \De*pone"\, v. i.
    To testify under oath; to depose; to bear witness. [A
    Scotticism]
    
          The fairy Glorians, whose credibility on this point can
          not be called in question, depones to the confinement
          of Merlin in a tree.                     --Dunlop.
    
    
 

 

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