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depone


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depone  \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). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depone  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  depone 
  v  :  make  a  deposition;  declare  under  oath  [syn:  {swear},  {depose}] 




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