Depone meaning

dĭ-pōn
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(intransitive, law) To testify, especially in the form of a deposition.
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To depose.
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To give testimony by affidavit or deposition.
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To declare under oath, esp. in writing; testify.
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(law) To take the deposition of; to depose.
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To lay, as a stake; to wager.

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To lay down.

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Origin of depone

  • Middle English deponen from Medieval Latin dēpōnere from Latin to put down dē- de- pōnere to put apo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin depono (“lay down", "deposit", "entrust”)

    From Wiktionary