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Definition of Deposit

Deposit

  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.
  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.
  5. That which is deposited, or laid or thrown down; as, a deposit in a flue; especially, matter precipitated from a solution (as the siliceous deposits of hot springs), or that which is mechanically deposited (as the mud, gravel, etc., deposits of a river).
  6. A natural occurrence of a useful mineral under the conditions to invite exploitation.
  7. That which is placed anywhere, or in any one's hands, for safe keeping; something intrusted to the care of another; esp., money lodged with a bank or banker, subject to order; anything given as pledge or security.
  8. A bailment of money or goods to be kept gratuitously for the bailor.
  9. Money lodged with a party as earnest or security for the performance of a duty assumed by the person depositing.
  10. A place of deposit; a depository.

Deposit Quotations

If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
Woody Allen

I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
Elayne Boosler

Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
Dan Quayle

The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.
Jim Hightower

The advantage of online banking is that you can pay bills superfast, and your account is automatically credited or debited for each deposit and payment, making it easier to stay on track.
Suze Orman
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Deposit Translations

deposit in Afrikaans is deponeer
deposit in Dutch is afgeven, deponeren, in bewaring geven
deposit in Finnish is tallettaa
deposit in German is Ablagerung {f}, ablagern, deponieren, Ablage {f}
deposit in Italian is pagare, depositare, incluso
deposit in Norwegian is innskudd, deponere, avleiring, depositum

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