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Webster 1913 Edition


Depone

De-pone′

(dē̍-pōn′)
,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Deponed
(-pōnd′)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Deponing
.]
[L.
deponere
,
depositum
, to put down, in LL., to assert under oath;
de-
+
ponere
to put, place. See
Position
, and cf.
Deposit
.]
1.
To lay, as a stake; to wager.
[Obs.]
Hudibras.
2.
To lay down.
[R.]
Southey.
3.
To assert under oath; to depose.
[A Scotticism]
Sprot
deponeth
that he entered himself thereafter in conference.
State Trials(1606).

De-pone′

,
Verb.
I.
To testify under oath; to depose; to bear witness.
[A Scotticism]
The fairy Glorians, whose credibility on this point can not be called in question,
depones
to the confinement of Merlin in a tree.
Dunlop.

Webster 1828 Edition


Depone

DEPONE

,
Verb.
T.
To lay down as a pledge; to wage.

Definition 2022


depone

depone

See also: deponé

English

Verb

depone (third-person singular simple present depones, present participle deponing, simple past and past participle deponed)

  1. (intransitive, law) To testify, especially in the form of a deposition.
  2. (transitive, law) To take the deposition of; to depose.
  3. To lay, as a stake; to wager.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Hudibras to this entry?)
  4. To lay down.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Southey to this entry?)

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Italian

Verb

depone

  1. third-person singular present indicative of deporre

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Latin

Verb

dēpōne

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēpōnō

Spanish

Verb

depone

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of deponer.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of deponer.