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 ?
These two females did afterwards depone that Mr Willet in his consternation uttered but one word, and called that up the stairs in a stentorian voice, six distinct times.
(69) <<En cuanto a las pruebas, no hay novedad sustancial, sino mas bien una codificacion de lo que venia siendo interpretacion y praxis mayoritarias, que quedan asi confirmadas con rango legal: La deposicion de un solo testigo puede hacer prueba plena si se trata de un testigo cualificado que depone sobre asuntos de su oficio o si las circunstancias de los hechos o de las personas lo indican.
Possiamo allora immaginare che il traduttore, ignorando l'autentico significato di chelys, abbia tentato anche qui di aiutarsi con il contesto e che sia stato indotto a ritenere che chelys significhi 'uccello' perche dal verso successivo si evince chiaramente che il termine si riferisce ad un animale che depone le uova.
Lo decimo, debe ser de animo benigno, paciente, y alegre con modestia; porque la pusilanimidad de las Parturientas se depone con estos agradables afectos, y recobradas en su natural valor se ayudan para el buen exito.
Il che costituisce un primo dato che depone per la necessita del riferimento alla pericolosita per determinare la natura delle misure di prevenzione.
14D, donde sobre el nivel de uso (UE 34188) se constato un estrato (UE 34182) compuesto por tierra limosa marron grisacea, compacta, con pintas de cal y carboncillos y sobre la cual se depone una fina capa de carbon con algunos fragmentos de anforas de produccion indeterminada; y en la contigua hab.
Preguntado por si sabia las razones por las que estaba llamado por el Santo Oficio, "dixo que no sabe para que es llamado, demas de que sospecha si es llamado para alguna cosa de Juan Hescribano, preso en la carcel del Santo Oficio, por aber este que depone sido besitador del Colegio Trilingue, donde el residia" (81).
Si elegimos, por ejemplo, el Pentateuco, nos encontramos con un lider providencial, Moises, y ese sera el camino de Juan Marquez; si escogemos los libros historicos, nos topamos con un golpe de estado que encumbra a David y depone a Saul.
Firmado el tratado de Neerlandia, el general Uribe Uribe depone sus armas y se dedica en los doce anos siguientes, hasta su asesinato, a construir su proyecto de Estado con la pluma, "convencido de que el proceso democratico no podia ser estorbado con aventuras guerreristas" (Zea, 2004).
En esta linea, la referencia al "culo" y a lo que este depone entra en dialogo con lo teorizado por Colin McGinn, quien arguye que el desecho humano no es mas que una consecuencia inevitable del deseo insaciable de consumo por parte del individuo ya que todo lo que es consumido debe inevitablemente y llegada su hora, ser depuesto para poder seguir consumiendo.
Garcia Cabrera depone de esta manera su creencia de que el canario, como ser insular, debe <<escapar>> de la tierra que lo ama y que este ama a su vez, y entregarse a la busqueda de una identidad mas amplia.