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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deposit  \De*pos"it\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deposited};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Depositing}.]  [L.  depositus,  p.  p.  of  deponere  See 
  {Depone},  and  cf  {Deposit},  n.] 
  1.  To  lay  down  to  place  to  put  to  let  fall  or  throw  down 
  (as  sediment);  as  a  crocodile  deposits  her  eggs  in  the 
  sand;  the  waters  deposited  a  rich  alluvium. 
 
  The  fear  is  deposited  in  conscience.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  2.  To  lay  up  or  away  for  safe  keeping;  to  put  up  to  store; 
  as  to  deposit  goods  in  a  warehouse. 
 
  3.  To  lodge  in  some  one's  hands  for  safe  keeping;  to  commit 
  to  the  custody  of  another;  to  intrust;  esp.,  to  place  in  a 
  bank,  as  a  sum  of  money  subject  to  order 
 
  4.  To  lay  aside;  to  rid  one's  self  of  [Obs.] 
 
  If  what  is  written  prove  useful  to  you  to  the 
  depositing  that  which  I  can  not  but  deem  an  error. 
  --Hammond. 
 
  Note:  Both  this  verb  and  the  noun  following  were  formerly 
  written  {deposite}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deposit  \De*pos"it\,  n.  [L.  depositum,  fr  depositus,  p.  p.  of 
  deponere:  cf  F.  d['e]p[^o]t,  OF  depost.  See  {Deposit},  v. 
  t.,  and  cf  {Depot}.] 
  1.  That  which  is  deposited,  or  laid  or  thrown  down  as  a 
  deposit  in  a  flue;  especially,  matter  precipitated  from  a 
  solution  (as  the  siliceous  deposits  of  hot  springs),  or 
  that  which  is  mechanically  deposited  (as  the  mud,  gravel, 
  etc.,  deposits  of  a  river). 
 
  The  deposit  already  formed  affording  to  the 
  succeeding  portion  of  the  charged  fluid  a  basis. 
  --Kirwan. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  A  natural  occurrence  of  a  useful  mineral  under 
  the  conditions  to  invite  exploitation.  --Raymond. 
 
  3.  That  which  is  placed  anywhere,  or  in  any  one's  hands,  for 
  safe  keeping;  something  intrusted  to  the  care  of  another; 
  esp.,  money  lodged  with  a  bank  or  banker,  subject  to 
  order  anything  given  as  pledge  or  security. 
 
  4.  (Law) 
  a  A  bailment  of  money  or  goods  to  be  kept  gratuitously 
  for  the  bailor. 
  b  Money  lodged  with  a  party  as  earnest  or  security  for 
  the  performance  of  a  duty  assumed  by  the  person 
  depositing. 
 
  5.  A  place  of  deposit;  a  depository.  [R.] 
 
  {Bank  of  deposit}.  See  under  {Bank}. 
 
  {In  deposit},  or  {On  deposit},  in  trust  or  safe  keeping  as  a 
  deposit;  as  coins  were  received  on  deposit. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deposit 
  n  1:  the  phenomenon  of  sediment  or  gravel  accumulating  [syn:  {sedimentation}, 
  {alluviation}] 
  2:  matter  deposited  by  water  or  ice  or  wind  [syn:  {sediment}] 
  3:  money  deposited  in  a  bank  [syn:  {bank  deposit}] 
  4:  a  partial  payment  made  at  the  time  of  purchase;  the  balance 
  to  be  paid  later  [syn:  {down  payment}] 
  5:  money  given  as  security  for  an  article  acquired  for 
  temporary  use  "his  deposit  was  refunded  when  he  returned 
  the  car" 
  6:  a  payment  given  as  a  guarantee  that  an  obligation  will  be 
  met 
  7:  a  place  where  things  can  be  deposited  for  safekeeping  [syn: 
  {depository},  {repository}] 
  8:  the  act  of  depositing  [syn:  {deposition}] 
  v  1:  fix,  force,  or  implant;  "lodge  a  bullet  in  the  table"  [syn: 
  {lodge},  {wedge},  {stick}]  [ant:  {dislodge}] 
  2:  put  into  a  bank  account  [syn:  {bank}]  [ant:  {withdraw}] 
  3:  place  firmly  [syn:  {situate},  {fix},  {pose},  {posit}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Deposit,  NY  (village,  FIPS  20346) 
  Location:  42.06397  N,  75.42188  W 
  Population  (1990):  1936  (834  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.3  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  13754 




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