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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Deposit \De*pos"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deposited; p. pr. &
vb. n. Depositing.] [L. depositus, p. p. of deponere. See
Depone, and cf. Deposit, n.]
1. To lay down; to place; to put; to let fall or throw down
(as sediment); as, a crocodile deposits her eggs in the
sand; the waters deposited a rich alluvium.
The fear is deposited in conscience. --Jer. Taylor.
2. To lay up or away for safe keeping; to put up; to store;
as, to deposit goods in a warehouse.
3. To lodge in some one's hands for safe keeping; to commit
to the custody of another; to intrust; esp., to place in a
bank, as a sum of money subject to order.
4. To lay aside; to rid one's self of. [Obs.]
If what is written prove useful to you, to the
depositing that which I can not but deem an error.
Note: Both this verb and the noun following were formerly
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