Associations to the word «Depose»

Wiktionary

DEPOSE, verb. (literally transitive) To put down; to lay down; to deposit; to lay aside; to put away.
DEPOSE, verb. (transitive) To remove (a leader) from (high) office, without killing the incumbent.
DEPOSE, verb. (legal) (intransitive) To give evidence or testimony, especially in response to interrogation during a deposition
DEPOSE, verb. (legal) (transitive) To interrogate and elicit testimony from during a deposition; typically done by a lawyer.
DEPOSE, verb. (intransitive) To take or swear an oath.
DEPOSE, verb. To testify; to bear witness; to claim; to assert; to affirm.

Dictionary definition

DEPOSE, verb. Force to leave (an office).
DEPOSE, verb. Make a deposition; declare under oath.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope