intransitive verb-·poned′, -·pon′ing
Origin of deponeClassical Latin deponere, to put down (in ML, testify): see depose
verbde·poned, de·pon·ing, de·pones Law
Origin of deponeMiddle English deponen from Medieval Latin dēpōnere from Latin to put down dē- de- pōnere to put ; see apo- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present depones, present participle deponing, simple past and past participle deponed)
From Latin depono (“lay down", "deposit", "entrust”)