depone


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de·pone

 (dĭ-pōn′)
v. de·poned, de·pon·ing, de·pones Law
v.tr.
To depose.
v.intr.
To give testimony by affidavit or deposition.

[Middle English deponen, from Medieval Latin dēpōnere, from Latin, to put down : dē-, de- + pōnere, to put; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

depone

(dɪˈpəʊn)
vb
(Law) law chiefly Scots law to declare (something) under oath; testify; depose
[C16: from Latin dēpōnere to put down, from de- + pōnere to put, place]

de•pone

(dɪˈpoʊn)

v.t., v.i. -poned, -pon•ing.
to testify under oath; depose.
[1525–35; < Latin dēpōnere to put away, down, aside]

depone


Past participle: deponed
Gerund: deponing

Imperative
depone
depone
Present
I depone
you depone
he/she/it depones
we depone
you depone
they depone
Preterite
I deponed
you deponed
he/she/it deponed
we deponed
you deponed
they deponed
Present Continuous
I am deponing
you are deponing
he/she/it is deponing
we are deponing
you are deponing
they are deponing
Present Perfect
I have deponed
you have deponed
he/she/it has deponed
we have deponed
you have deponed
they have deponed
Past Continuous
I was deponing
you were deponing
he/she/it was deponing
we were deponing
you were deponing
they were deponing
Past Perfect
I had deponed
you had deponed
he/she/it had deponed
we had deponed
you had deponed
they had deponed
Future
I will depone
you will depone
he/she/it will depone
we will depone
you will depone
they will depone
Future Perfect
I will have deponed
you will have deponed
he/she/it will have deponed
we will have deponed
you will have deponed
they will have deponed
Future Continuous
I will be deponing
you will be deponing
he/she/it will be deponing
we will be deponing
you will be deponing
they will be deponing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deponing
you have been deponing
he/she/it has been deponing
we have been deponing
you have been deponing
they have been deponing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deponing
you will have been deponing
he/she/it will have been deponing
we will have been deponing
you will have been deponing
they will have been deponing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deponing
you had been deponing
he/she/it had been deponing
we had been deponing
you had been deponing
they had been deponing
Conditional
I would depone
you would depone
he/she/it would depone
we would depone
you would depone
they would depone
Past Conditional
I would have deponed
you would have deponed
he/she/it would have deponed
we would have deponed
you would have deponed
they would have deponed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depone - make a deposition; declare under oath
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

depone

verb
Law. To give evidence or testimony under oath:
Law: depose.
Idioms: bear witness, take the stand.
References in classic literature ?
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Gnosis" 16) Cuando leemos en las Taulero, / que el Instituciones alma en / la misticas de Taulero contemplacion / queda que el alma en la del todo priva- / da contemplacion "pierde de la voluntad e / y depone de tal indiferente para el suerte su voluntad, bien /como para el que queda privada y mal.