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v. de·poned, de·pon·ing, de·pones Law
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.]
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(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]
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v.t., v.i. -poned, -pon•ing.
to testify under oath; depose.
[1525–35; < Latin dēpōnere to put away, down, aside]
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Past participle: deponed
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|Verb||1.||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"
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