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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke