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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 ?
Livia is infamed, for the poisoning of her husband; Roxalana, Solyman's wife, was the destruction of that renowned prince, Sultan Mustapha, and otherwise troubled his house and succession; Edward the Second of England, his queen, had the principal hand in the deposing and murder of her husband.
In her mind's eye, as she lounged there, surrounded by every luxurious accessory that wealth could obtain or invention devise, she saw the fair bosom that beat in unison with the exultation of her thoughts, competing with the bosom that had been famous so long, outshining it, and deposing it.
Ideas that bring leaders to power through the ballot box cannot be obliterated through deposing them undemocratically and then sentencing them to death.
Summary: The opposition-in-exile National Coalition has congratulated Ukrainian demonstrators on deposing their country's president, calling the dramatic events in Kiev a source of hope for its own cause.
Insiders claimed that the judge had earlier denied the teen star's requests to stop Binion's lawyers from deposing him and asking questions about other incidents.
THE mother of the 22- yearold photojournalist, who was gang- raped by five men, wept inconsolably while deposing before a trial court in Mumbai.
Deposing Bernanke while he is in office could disrupt "significant" ongoing government activities, the panel said.
According to reports from the Associated Press, the holdup is coming from Humphries' team, which plans to prove that the marriage was a reality TV sham by deposing 33 witnesses.
The discovery process remains fully available to MBIA, including through the numerous current and former executives that MBIA will be deposing,' he added.
Plaintiff attorneys in medical malpractice cases have traditionally favored deposing all defense experts.