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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.
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.
Therefore, fearing he should be called upon to depose about this destroyed child, and so be the cause of her death, he hid himself (much as he grieved for the child), kept himself dark, as he says, out of the way and out of the trial, and was only vaguely talked of as a certain man called Abel, out of whom the jealousy arose.
Pauline Dubourg, laundress, deposes that she has known both the deceased for three years, having washed for them during that period.
Pierre Moreau, tobacconist, deposes that he has been in the habit of selling small quantities of tobacco and snuff to Madame L'Espanaye for nearly four years.
Isidore Muset, gendarme, deposes that he was called to the house about three o'clock in the morning, and found some twenty or thirty persons at the gateway, endeavoring to gain admittance.
Henri Duval, a neighbor, and by trade a silver-smith, deposes that he was one of the party who first entered the house.
Adolphe Le Bon, clerk to Mignaud et Fils, deposes that on the day in question, about noon, he accompanied Madame L'Espanaye to her residence with the 4000 francs, put up in two bags.
William Bird, tailor deposes that he was one of the party who entered the house.
Alfonzo Garcio, undertaker, deposes that he resides in the Rue Morgue.
Alberto Montani, confectioner, deposes that he was among the first to ascend the stairs.
Paul Dumas, physician, deposes that he was called to view the bodies about day-break.