Depone Definition

dĭ-pōn
deponing
verb
To declare under oath, esp. in writing; testify.
Webster's New World
To depose.
American Heritage
To give testimony by affidavit or deposition.
American Heritage

(intransitive, law) To testify, especially in the form of a deposition.

Wiktionary
To lay, as a stake; to wager.
Wiktionary
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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

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