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Definition 1: the act of putting something somewhere - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) the act of building up an accumulation

"I envied his rapid buildup of assets" "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"

(... is a kind of deposit ) depositing in a warehouse

"they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn" "my car is in storage" "publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing"

Definition 2: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

"the assembly plant is an enormous facility"

(... is a kind of deposit ) a depository containing historical records and documents

(... is a kind of deposit ) a depository for goods

"storehouses were built close to the docks"

(... is a kind of deposit ) a depository for storing sperm

(... is a kind of deposit ) a storehouse where a stock of things is kept

(... is a kind of deposit ) a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

(... is a kind of deposit ) repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them

(... is a kind of deposit ) a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study

(... is a kind of deposit ) a central depository where things can be left or picked up

(... is a kind of deposit ) a building in which the business of banking transacted

"the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"

(... is a kind of deposit ) a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely

(deposit is a part of ...) the area in any structure that provides space for storage

Definition 3: a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met - [noun denoting communication]

(deposit is a kind of ...) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

Definition 4: matter that has been deposited by some natural process - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) that which has mass and occupies space

"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"

(... is a kind of deposit ) clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

(... is a kind of deposit ) sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

(... is a kind of deposit ) the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage

(... is a kind of deposit ) a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

(... is a kind of deposit ) the sediment that is left after the evaporation of seawater

Definition 5: the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth

(... is a kind of deposit ) a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

Definition 6: a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

(... is a kind of deposit ) the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities

Definition 7: money deposited in a bank or some similar institution - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) a reserve of money set aside for some purpose

(... is a kind of deposit ) a bank deposit from which withdrawals can be made without notice

Definition 8: money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where deposit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his deposit was refunded when he returned the car

(deposit is a kind of ...) property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

"bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

Definition 9: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) an increase by natural growth or addition

(... is a kind of deposit ) the deposition of a substance on an electrode by the action of electricity (especially by electrolysis)

(... is a kind of deposit ) the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings

(... is a kind of deposit ) deposition from one deposit to another

(... is a kind of deposit ) (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another

Definition 10: put, fix, force, or implant - [verb of contact]

Samples where deposit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lodge a bullet in the table
  • stick your thumb in the crack

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

(... is a kind of deposit ) deposit anew

"The water had redeposited minerals on the rocks"

Definition 11: put (something somewhere) firmly - [verb of contact]

Samples where deposit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She posited her hand on his shoulder
  • deposit the suitcase on the bench
  • fix your eyes on this spot

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(... is a kind of deposit ) place in the earth and cover with soil

"They buried the stolen goods"

(... is a kind of deposit ) deposit as a sediment

Definition 12: put into a bank account - [verb of possession]

Samples where deposit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She deposits her paycheck every month

Synonyms for deposit in the sense of this definition

(deposit is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(... is a kind of deposit ) deposit once again

"redeposit a cheque"

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