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de·pose

 (dĭ-pōz′)
v. de·posed, de·pos·ing, de·pos·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To remove from office or power.
b. To dethrone.
2. Law To take a deposition from: Investigators will depose the witness behind closed doors.
v.intr. Law
To give testimony by affidavit or deposition.

[Middle English deposen, from Old French deposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put) of Latin dēpōnere, to put down; see depone.]

de·pos′a·ble adj.

depose

(dɪˈpəʊz)
vb
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to remove from an office or position, esp one of power or rank
2. (Law) law to testify or give (evidence, etc) on oath, esp when taken down in writing; make a deposition
[C13: from Old French deposer to put away, put down, from Late Latin dēpōnere to depose from office, from Latin: to put aside; see depone]
deˈposable adj
deˈposer n

de•pose

(dɪˈpoʊz)

v. -posed, -pos•ing. v.t.
1. to remove from office or position, esp. high office.
2. to testify or affirm under oath, esp. in writing.
3. to take the deposition of; examine under oath: Two lawyers deposed the witness.
v.i.
4. to give sworn testimony, esp. in writing.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French deposer to put down =de- de- + poser < Vulgar Latin *posāre, Late Latin pausāre; see pose1]
de•pos′a•ble, adj.
de•pos′er, n.

depose


Past participle: deposed
Gerund: deposing

Imperative
depose
depose
Present
I depose
you depose
he/she/it deposes
we depose
you depose
they depose
Preterite
I deposed
you deposed
he/she/it deposed
we deposed
you deposed
they deposed
Present Continuous
I am deposing
you are deposing
he/she/it is deposing
we are deposing
you are deposing
they are deposing
Present Perfect
I have deposed
you have deposed
he/she/it has deposed
we have deposed
you have deposed
they have deposed
Past Continuous
I was deposing
you were deposing
he/she/it was deposing
we were deposing
you were deposing
they were deposing
Past Perfect
I had deposed
you had deposed
he/she/it had deposed
we had deposed
you had deposed
they had deposed
Future
I will depose
you will depose
he/she/it will depose
we will depose
you will depose
they will depose
Future Perfect
I will have deposed
you will have deposed
he/she/it will have deposed
we will have deposed
you will have deposed
they will have deposed
Future Continuous
I will be deposing
you will be deposing
he/she/it will be deposing
we will be deposing
you will be deposing
they will be deposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deposing
you have been deposing
he/she/it has been deposing
we have been deposing
you have been deposing
they have been deposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deposing
you will have been deposing
he/she/it will have been deposing
we will have been deposing
you will have been deposing
they will have been deposing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deposing
you had been deposing
he/she/it had been deposing
we had been deposing
you had been deposing
they had been deposing
Conditional
I would depose
you would depose
he/she/it would depose
we would depose
you would depose
they would depose
Past Conditional
I would have deposed
you would have deposed
he/she/it would have deposed
we would have deposed
you would have deposed
they would have deposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depose - force to leave (an office)
boot out, drum out, oust, expel, kick out, throw out - remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
overthrow, subvert, bring down, overturn - cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
2.depose - 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"

depose

verb oust, dismiss, displace, degrade, downgrade, cashier, demote, dethrone, remove from office The president was deposed in a coup.

depose

verb
Law. To give evidence or testimony under oath:
Law: depone.
Idioms: bear witness, take the stand.
Translations
يَخْلَع، يَعْزِل
sesadit
afsætte
eltávolítlemondatletesztanúsít
steypa af stóli
atceltgāzt
zosadiť
iktidardan düşürmektahttan indirmek

depose

[dɪˈpəʊz]
A. VT [+ ruler] → deponer, destituir
B. VI (Jur) → declarar, deponer

depose

[dɪˈpəʊz] vt [+ ruler, leader] → déposer, destituer

depose

vtabsetzen; sovereign alsoentthronen
vi (Jur) → unter Eid aussagen

depose

[dɪˈpəʊz] vt (monarch, leader) → deporre

depose

(diˈpəuz) verb
to remove from a high position (eg from that of a king). They have deposed the emperor.
References in classic literature ?
Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, king Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the first book of Kings.
However, if those whom it more concerns think fit to be of another opinion, I am ready to depose, when I shall be lawfully called, that no European did ever visit those countries before me.
L'esquif aborde et me depose, Jetant son amarre au pilier, Devant une facade rose, Sur le marbre d'un escalier.
The Bertrams were all forgotten in detailing the faults of Rebecca, against whom Susan had also much to depose, and little Betsey a great deal more, and who did seem so thoroughly without a single recommendation, that Fanny could not help modestly presuming that her mother meant to part with her when her year was up.
A thought now flashed across the captain's mind that they really had a plan to depose him, and that, having picked up some information at Owyhee, possibly of war between the United States and England, they meant to alter the destination of the voyage; perhaps to seize upon ship and cargo for their own use.
He is clear that every such person wants to depose him.
Now the Pope's turn has come and Bonaparte doesn't scruple to depose the head of the Catholic Church- yet all keep silent
But once upon a time four Witches leagued together to depose the king and rule the four parts of the kingdom themselves; so when the Ruler, my grandfather, was hunting one day, one Wicked Witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him a close prisoner.
Possibly the barons would depose Henry, and place a new king upon England's throne, and then De Vac would mock the Plantagenet to his face.
Whether she had forgiven him or no, I will not venture to determine; but it is certain she was an unwilling witness in this cause; and it is probable from certain other reasons, would never have been brought to depose as she did, had not Mrs Wilkins, with great art, fished all out of her at her own house, and had she not indeed made promises, in Mr Allworthy's name, that the punishment of her husband should not be such as might anywise affect his family.
In the course of three or four days' reign his bearing was changed and his plans quite fixed: he determined to rule justly and honestly, to depose Lady Southdown, and to be on the friendliest possible terms with all the relations of his blood.
I depose that I was reading, that I was looking and searching.