- to deposit or store, as for safekeeping
- Rare to replace
Origin of repositfrom Classical Latin repositus: see repository
transitive verbre·pos·it·ed, re·pos·it·ing, re·pos·its
- To put away; store.
- To put back; replace.
Origin of repositLatin repōnere reposit- re- re- pōnere to place ; see apo- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present reposits, present participle repositing, simple past and past participle reposited)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.