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deposit

I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
deposit account
direct deposit
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the
security deposit
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
direct
▪ Cash machine withdrawals, cheques, standing orders, direct debits and deposits cost nothing.
▪ Some of the more robust products offer specialized services for businesses, such as direct payroll deposit and cash concentration.
▪ Take direct deposit, one of the best-known and fastest-spreading banking innovations of recent years.
▪ Among all companies with three or more employees, only 9 percent use direct deposit.
▪ To get direct deposit of your tax refund, file Form 8888 with your return.
glacial
▪ Horne then independently investigated glacial deposits.
▪ At the base there is a locally derived ground moraine that may be a remnant glacial deposit of much greater antiquity.
▪ Base-of-overburden samples may be taken where glacial deposits are widespread or there is reason to suspect transport of elements of interest.
initial
▪ This is the initial euro-dollar deposit.
▪ The initial deposit of $ 12 million increased to $ 20 million as the time stretched out.
▪ Grants can also be available to help with the cost of driving lessons and initial deposits.
▪ The account requires a $ 20, 000 initial deposit and a $ 100 annual fee.
▪ The initial deposit required by Porsche is 15 percent of the car's retail price, not 20 percent as originally stated.
▪ An initial increase in deposits of £10 billion allowed total deposits to rise by £100 billion.
large
▪ On large deposits you can expect to get Libid.
▪ If you decide to remortgage, put down as large a deposit as seems sensible to reduce the size of your loan.
▪ If he also asks for a large deposit, the alarm bells should be ringing.
▪ Fortunately, she has saved a large deposit to put down on a flat so she only has to borrow £45,000.
▪ Be very careful about any payments that are asked for in advance or payment of large deposits.
▪ The most comprehensive available data on exploration for tin-tungsten is around the Mulberry open pit near Bodmin; a large low-grade deposit.
▪ By extracting the oil too quickly, the engineer risks losing touch with the larger deposit and having to drill again.
mineral
▪ There is, however, the equally important matter of safeguarding mineral deposits.
▪ Ores, which are economically workable mineral deposits, are highly concentrated occurrences of useful minerals.
Mineral undertakers have long-standing powers to obtain rights over land containing mineral deposits.
▪ Rich mineral deposits were discovered here in the early nineteenth century: coal, iron, limestone.
▪ Precision dating of mineral deposits Many mineral deposits are the result of large-scale circulation of hydrothermal fluid in the upper crust.
▪ Its companies have identified billions of dollars' worth of oil and mineral deposits.
minimum
▪ Both account providers require a minimum deposit of £ 5,000, and both pay higher rates on larger balances.
▪ Most Partnership Accounts have a minimum deposit of £100.
▪ Those with a minimum deposit of £500 receive 7 per cent.
▪ The authorities could restrict hire purchase credit by specifying minimum deposits or maximum repayment periods.
▪ Lambeth's Cat's Whiskers account pays 6.90 per cent on a minimum deposit of £100.
▪ The society will pay 7.3 per cent on a minimum deposit of £1,000, although savers must give 30 days' notice.
▪ The minimum deposit we ask for is £10,000.
offshore
▪ Interest rates on offshore deposits exceed those on comparable domestic deposits because offshore deposits are not subject to reserve requirements.
▪ People hold domestic deposits despite the higher interest rate on offshore deposits because they associate greater political risk with offshore deposits.
▪ The period-to-period growth in offshore deposits at times has been highly variable relative to the growth in domestic deposits.
safe
▪ All have telephone and safe deposit.
▪ Where is your safe deposit box, and the keys to it?
Safe deposit boxes Many large hotels provide individual safe deposit boxes or wall safes for the use of their guests.
▪ One item that intrigued them was a key to a safe deposit box, which was apparently left for them to find.
small
▪ Homeowners with smaller deposits may consider an alternative from the Derbyshire Building Society.
▪ Thrifts in the Sun Belt had small deposits and a lot of demand for money from home buyers.
▪ Even relatively small carbon deposits can reduce engine performance.
▪ Savers with smaller deposits looking for easy access to their money may be better off with either egg or the Nationwide.
▪ Internet accounts still offer the best rates to savers with small deposits in a no-notice account.
special
▪ Finally, banks' liquidity can be reduced directly by techniques such as special deposits. 6.
▪ The call for special deposits was used on fifteen occasions between June 1960 and the end of 1966.
▪ These special deposits are frozen, and can not be drawn on until the authorities choose to release them.
▪ Releasing special deposits allows banks to create more credit.
▪ Whenever these limits were exceeded, banks were required to place a proportion of them in special deposits.
▪ Portfolio controls consist of special deposits, supplementary special deposits, reserve requirements, directives, and moral suasion.
▪ A uniform call for special deposits, it was argued, could upset their foreign business very substantially.
sterling
▪ We shall concentrate attention on the sterling deposit contract.
▪ We begin with the short-term sterling deposit contract.
▪ This inpart reflects the recent very rapid rise in interest-bearing sterling deposits, due to high real interest rates.
▪ This will not affect money supply since it involves no sterling transactions and hence will not affect banks' sterling deposits.
▪ The foreign bank gains the sterling deposits.
total
▪ This means that every £1 held by the bank in cash is capable of supporting total deposits of £10.
▪ Cicero Bank is a New Yorkchartered commercial bank with total assets of $ 26 million and total deposits of $ 21 million.
▪ As firms' share of total deposits has ballooned, so Sberbank's relative power has shrivelled.
▪ By 1891-95 it had average total deposits of £83 m. - an average individual deposit of £14.75.
▪ If only £75 is deposited can you, the reader, ascertain the total deposit creation that will take place?
■ NOUN
account
▪ The simplest option is to build up a lump sum in an ordinary deposit account.
▪ During the retention period the money should be held in a deposit account.
▪ The Toisa offered by Bristol &038; West is a guaranteed equity bond rather than a deposit account.
▪ She made a mental note to rifle her deposit account to buy a new one.
▪ If this is between one and four years he suggested the safest route is a simple building society deposit account.
▪ This can be done, for example, if the company acquires a source of income, such as opening a bank deposit account.
▪ He also opened a gold deposit account and at one stage paid in a lot of money.
▪ During the war, of course, gold holdings were requisitioned, and it was replaced by a deposit account at the bank.
bank
▪ Customers of other banks will have more securities, fewer bank deposits and their banks will have fewer operational balances.
▪ Lower interest rates also make the rate of return on bonds more attractive than bank deposits and new bond issues.
▪ As a consequence, the volume of bank deposits has a minor influence on the general price level and total expenditure.
▪ Lower rates often hurt a currency by making bank deposits denominated in it less attractive.
▪ They operate rather like bank deposit accounts, where the interest rate is credited at regular intervals.
▪ Lower rates make stocks more appealing than bonds and bank deposits.
▪ Of much greater interest is where that bank deposit comes from.
box
▪ Bedrooms are simply furnished with telephone and safety deposit box.
▪ Where is your safe deposit box, and the keys to it?
▪ Bedrooms have mini-bar and safety deposit box.
▪ One item that intrigued them was a key to a safe deposit box, which was apparently left for them to find.
▪ Bedrooms, served by a lift, have telephone and safety deposit box.
▪ Their customary practice was to deposit receipts in the night deposit box at that branch.
▪ The hotel bedrooms all have safety deposit box and telephone.
▪ The bedrooms do not have a safety deposit box.
cash
▪ Institutional shareholders and directors are providing a £1.2m cash deposit as security for half the facility.
▪ The bank's balance sheet after new cash deposit of £2,000.
dollar
▪ Offshore dollar deposits are very close substitutes for domestic dollar deposits.
▪ The average of interbank offered rates for dollar deposits in the London market based on quotations at five major banks.
insurance
▪ Under federal deposit insurance regulations, Rapaport agreed to guarantee that the thrift met federal net worth requirements.
▪ The difference between depository institutions and other firms is deposit insurance that underwrites risk taking. 3.
rate
▪ Increased deposits would push deposit rates down.
▪ The section on variable deposit rates as a potential problem has been moved to an appendix.
▪ It cut the deposit rate it pays on large fixed accounts while concurrently increasing the rates it pays on smaller accounts.
▪ The discount and deposit rates, both at 4. 25 percent, are at 45-year lows.
safety
▪ Bedrooms are simply furnished with telephone and safety deposit box.
▪ Bedrooms have mini-bar and safety deposit box.
▪ Bedrooms, served by a lift, have telephone and safety deposit box.
▪ The heist itself is an old-fashioned staple: safety deposit boxes.
▪ The hotel bedrooms all have safety deposit box and telephone.
▪ The bedrooms do not have a safety deposit box.
▪ Bedrooms have video player and safety deposit box, bathrooms with hair dryer.
security
▪ The unclaimed jewellery was part of the estimated £60m haul taken from the Knightsbridge Security deposit box robbery in 1987.
▪ You would be required to put down a new security deposit with the new lease drawn up in your name only.
▪ Such security deposits are not relevant to room hirings.
▪ And there usually is a set-up fee and security deposit, plus liability insurance.
▪ I mentioned to the agent that I could pay a twoor three-month security deposit in cash.
time
▪ Suppose the yield on this time deposit is 8.65 percent.
▪ With Income and hence the transactions demand for money rising less than wealth, one would expect time deposits to rise.
▪ M3 is M1 plus bank time deposits and certificates of deposit.
▪ A time deposit is less liquid since the cost of redeeming it before maturity is not trivial. 10.
▪ Sterling liabilities Time deposits form the largest item, accounting for around 50 percent of the total.
▪ Sight deposits are, in the main, cheque account funds while time deposits incorporate an element of withdrawal restriction, i.e. notice.
■ VERB
find
▪ There is already evidence that mining corporations are interested in probing beneath the sedimentary rocks to find new deposits.
▪ Oil, gas, and coal, composed of organic carbon compounds, are found as economic deposits in sedimentary rocks.
▪ Scientists have recently found fat deposits in the arteries of children aged eight.
▪ Typically, they hunt vast areas to find suitable deposits.
▪ However, it is not necessary to go to the remoter parts of the world to find examples of such deposits.
▪ In March 1988 Glencar announced that it had found deposits of gold, estimating the reserves at £300 million.
▪ As the whole loan is for no special purpose, you would not need to find a deposit.
hold
▪ During the retention period the money should be held in a deposit account.
▪ People hold domestic deposits despite the higher interest rate on offshore deposits because they associate greater political risk with offshore deposits.
▪ Retail banks hold deposits of their own with the Bank.
▪ Thrifts in the Rust Belt held massive deposits for which they had no demand.
▪ Licensed dealers will hold surplus money on deposit from them and take every penny they can.
▪ Suppose that our customer had decided to hold more building society deposits and fewer National Savings instruments.
▪ Under the Act if A holds a deposit on trust for B absolutely, B becomes the material person.
include
▪ None of the measures includes public-sector deposits.
▪ Its business includes taking deposits and lending money and it has specialised until recently in second mortgages for home-owners.
▪ The premium should be included with your deposit and the policy will be issued on receipt.
▪ They also include certificates of deposit.
▪ Does the Minister also share Sir Leon's view that such a scheme should include non-sterling deposits?
leave
▪ A pigeon can still leave a deposit on a new car.
▪ Fans could even leave deposits on season seats.
▪ This caused deep erosion in upland areas and has left widespread superficial deposits.
▪ Nevertheless every drop, indistinguishable from every other, left a little deposit of sensation, experience, feeling.
lose
▪ If all banks sell securities, they will all lose deposits and balances as their own customers buy securities.
▪ The public pays for this stock by writing cheques and banks lose deposits and bankers' balances in equal quantity.
▪ That is why Labour and the Tories stand in areas where they know they will lose their deposits.
▪ At 96 we would have lost our deposit.
▪ So they're not losing their deposit?
▪ Predictably, the Conservative candidate Colette Jones was well beaten and lost her deposit.
▪ Any bank which loses deposits loses balances in equal measure and so its ratio deteriorates.
make
▪ Savers who have made deposits between £3,000 and £5,999 over the past two years are paid 6.35 per cent.
▪ Singh said the defendants used phony checks prepared by Young to make bank deposits, pay debts and make purchases.
▪ If for any reason you are unhappy with your proof and sample, any changes can be made or your deposit refunded.
▪ Lower rates hurt a currency by making bank deposits denominated in it less attractive.
▪ With a managed fund the investor makes a deposit, and the manager decides on the spread of currencies and the contracts.
▪ Minna had made a deposit on ship tickets, and I had received my interior passport.
▪ Most of the mass is made up by vast deposits of octiron deep within the crust.
▪ And every payday the father went down to the bank to make his deposit.
offer
▪ These factors enable the euro-dollar market to offer more competitive deposit interest rates than the domestic market.
▪ The average of interbank offered rates for dollar deposits in the London market based on quotations at five major banks.
▪ Like many stockbroking firms it offers deposit facilities along with complete financial planning.
pay
▪ They make profits by lending at a higher rate of interest than the rate they pay on deposits.
▪ They pay interest on insured deposits and earn interest on loans to members at competitive rates.
▪ To confirm the booking, you will be required to sign the completed Booking Form and pay the appropriate deposit.
▪ Once the hammer has fallen, the successful bidder for a house must exchange contracts immediately and pay a deposit.
▪ Steve Berry of Himalayan Kingdoms says 23 people have now paid deposits.
▪ After paying a deposit of £25 the buyer refused to pay the rest.
▪ You should also ask clients whether they have paid a deposit to the estate agent.
▪ But now many of those who paid deposits say they no longer want the car.
put
▪ Blissfully unaware that I had no obligation to sign any agreement, I put down a ten-pound deposit the same afternoon.
▪ She had already put down a deposit on a ship ticket for the two of us.
▪ The investor decides on the currency most likely to appreciate against sterling and puts money on deposit in that currency.
▪ Minna had already put a deposit down on the tickets.
▪ Borrowers taking this deal would have to put down a deposit of at least 5 per cent.
▪ It was put on deposit immediately, to be kept for post-war work on the course.
▪ That is, exchange sterling to put lire on deposit.
▪ The day that! handed in my notice I went and put a deposit on a new car.
receive
▪ One of the strengths of a national library is the range of material it receives through legal deposit.
▪ Their main source of funds are banks, but they do also receive deposits from the general public.
▪ If banks in general are doing this, however, each individual bank will be receiving additional deposits and corresponding balances.
require
▪ Such purchases will require a 10 percent deposit.
▪ After this we shall, of course, require the normal deposit.
▪ As you will see some money may be required as a deposit and for your fees.
▪ Both account providers require a minimum deposit of £ 5,000, and both pay higher rates on larger balances.
▪ The National Savings cash Isa requires only a £10 deposit and has no formal notice period.
▪ The condition requires the deposit to be paid only by a banker's draft or solicitors' cheque.
▪ A special condition will be required if the deposit is being funded by a guarantee scheme.
▪ First Direct, on the other hand, pays less at 5.37 per cent and requires a deposit of £5,000.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ fatty deposits in the arteries leading to the heart
▪ oil and mineral deposits
▪ We paid one month's rent in advance, plus a deposit of $500.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Banks introduced ATMs in the 1970s to automate two functions: deposits and cash extraction.
▪ He might prefer a building society deposit or a National Savings instrument or government bonds or equities.
▪ In 1992 almost 70 percent of bank deposits and almost 90 percent of loans were in foreign currencies.
▪ Interest rates on offshore deposits exceed those on comparable domestic deposits because offshore deposits are not subject to reserve requirements.
▪ The average of interbank offered rates for dollar deposits in the London market based on quotations at five major banks.
▪ The exact rate for the investment is fixed at the time the deposit is made and then runs through the period chosen.
▪ We begin with the short-term sterling deposit contract.
▪ You pay for the service with brain cells instead of money, and everyone has simply billions of brain cells on deposit.
II.verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ NOUN
account
▪ You can also pay by selling securities in the account or by depositing other acceptable securities with the broker.
bank
▪ As explained earlier, the use of bank deposits to supplement notes and coin is the final stage in money's development.
▪ Overnight, in a flash-flood, it will dramatically move its banks, depositing shoals and cutting new channels.
check
▪ City regulations require the coroner to deposit checks for these services with the controller.
▪ Once deposited, checks must be electronically encoded with the dollar amount.
data
▪ Other depositors may be willing to deposit data for reasons of altruism.
egg
▪ Here she will deposit a single egg which will adhere to the wool by sticky filaments.
▪ Not for the tsetse fly the hundreds deposited as eggs by a house fly.
▪ A bird cuckoo deposits her egg and disappears.
▪ They deposit their eggs in the sand on the beach.
▪ If the amphibians could manage to deposit their eggs out of water, their young would certainly have greatly increased chances of survival.
▪ In one place, the birds carefully deposit their eggs in clefts of black rocks which have the same property.
▪ She pierces it and deposits an egg in its soft body.
money
▪ He advised her to sell the shop and deposit the money in the bank.
▪ Multipoint gives you the freedom to deposit and withdraw your money 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
▪ You can also withdraw and deposit money across the counter in any of our branches just by presenting your card.
security
▪ You can also pay by selling securities in the account or by depositing other acceptable securities with the broker.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Deposit the check immediately.
▪ After the lessons on the environment, children deposited much more litter in trash cans, rather than dropping it.
▪ Aunt Augusta deposited the contents of her bag on the kitchen table.
▪ I'd like to deposit this in my checking account.
▪ Our records show that you deposited $200 in your account on January 17th.
▪ The Colorado River deposits large amounts of sediment in Lake Powell.
▪ The money is deposited in my account every month.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ From this medium, calcium is deposited in tissues, mainly bone, or filtered by the renal glomerulus.
▪ Half the profits are deposited in a corporate account that can be drawn on only with stockholder consent.
▪ In bygone days, both railroad and stagecoach deposited visitors in nearby Point Reyes Station.
▪ It was resolved to deposit the Damascus Declaration with the Arab League as an official document.
▪ These processes were controlled by the conditions existing in the environments where the sediments were deposited.
▪ These will be deposited in the Sterling Memorial Library.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Deposit

Deposit \De*pos"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deposited; p. pr. & vb. n. Depositing.] [L. depositus, p. p. of deponere. See Depone, and cf. Deposit, n.]

  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.

    The fear is deposited in conscience.
    --Jer. Taylor.

  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. [Obs.]

    If what is written prove useful to you, to the depositing that which I can not but deem an error.
    --Hammond.

    Note: Both this verb and the noun following were formerly written deposite.

Deposit

Deposit \De*pos"it\, n. [L. depositum, fr. depositus, p. p. of deponere: cf. F. d['e]p[^o]t, OF. depost. See Deposit, v. t., and cf. Depot.]

  1. 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).

    The deposit already formed affording to the succeeding portion of the charged fluid a basis.
    --Kirwan.

  2. (Mining) A natural occurrence of a useful mineral under the conditions to invite exploitation.
    --Raymond.

  3. 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.

  4. (Law)

    1. A bailment of money or goods to be kept gratuitously for the bailor.

    2. Money lodged with a party as earnest or security for the performance of a duty assumed by the person depositing.

  5. A place of deposit; a depository. [R.]

    Bank of deposit. See under Bank.

    In deposit, or On deposit, in trust or safe keeping as a deposit; as, coins were received on deposit.

Wikipedia

Deposit (politics)

A deposit is a sum of money that a candidate must pay in return for the right to stand for election to certain political offices, particularly seats in legislatures.

In the typical case, the deposit collected is repaid to the candidate after the poll, if that candidate obtains a specified proportion of the votes cast. The purpose of this system is to reduce the prevalence of 'fringe' candidates or parties with no realistic chance of winning a seat.

Deposit

Deposit may refer to:

  • Deposit (finance)
  • Deposit (town), New York
  • Deposit (village), New York
  • Deposit account, a bank account that allows money to be deposited and withdrawn by the account holder
    • Demand deposit, the funds held in demand deposit accounts in commercial banks
  • Damage deposit, a sum of money paid in relation to a rented item or property to ensure it is returned in good condition
  • Container deposit, a deposit on a beverage container paid when purchased and refunded when returned
  • Deposit (politics), a sum that a candidate must pay in return for the right to stand in an election
  • Deposit (geology), material added to a landform
  • For ore deposits, see ore

Deposit (finance)

A deposit is money placed with some other entity. It is a credit for the party who placed it, and it may be taken back (withdrawn), transferred to some other party, or used for a purchase. It is often used with respect to banks, where deposits are usually their main source of funding.

Individuals and corporations need money to pursue their daily business. They place the money on deposit to earn interest, using the money market. Types of deposits are:

  • Transactional account (checking account or current account, by country), the depositor has the right to use the money at any time, sometimes short notice periods are agreed; also called call deposit or sight deposit
  • Term deposit (also time deposit), bear a fixed time and fixed interest rate
    • Fixed deposit in India
  • Overnight lending occurs usually from noon to noon, using a special rate. to give as security or in part payment.
WordNet

deposit

  1. n. the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating [syn: sedimentation, alluviation]

  2. matter deposited by some natural process [syn: sediment]

  3. the natural process of laying down a deposit of something [syn: deposition]

  4. money deposited in a bank [syn: bank deposit]

  5. a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later [syn: down payment]

  6. money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use; "his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"

  7. a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met

  8. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping [syn: depository, repository]

  9. the act of putting something somewhere [syn: deposition]

deposit

  1. v. fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table" [syn: lodge, wedge, stick] [ant: dislodge]

  2. put into a bank account; "She deposites her paycheck every month" [syn: bank] [ant: withdraw]

  3. put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot" [syn: situate, fix, posit]

Wiktionary

deposit

n. 1 Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems. 2 That which is placed anywhere, or in anyone's hands, for safekeeping; something entrusted to the care of another. 3 (context banking English) Money placed in an account. 4 Anything left behind on a surface. 5 (context finance English) A sum of money or other asset given as an initial payment, to show good faith, or to reserve something for purchase. 6 A sum of money given as a security for a borrowed item, which will be given back when the item is returned, e.g. a bottle deposit or can deposit 7 A place of deposit; a depository. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To lay down; to place; to put. 2 To lay up or away for safekeeping; to put up; to store. 3 To entrust one's assets to the care of another. Sometimes done as collateral. 4 (context transitive English) To put money or funds into an account. 5 To lay aside; to rid oneself of.

Gazetteer

Deposit, NY -- U.S. village in New York

Population (2000): 1699
Housing Units (2000): 823
Land area (2000): 1.257708 sq. miles (3.257448 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.059620 sq. miles (0.154416 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.317328 sq. miles (3.411864 sq. km)
FIPS code: 20346
Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36
Location: 42.061856 N, 75.423358 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 13754
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Deposit, NY
Deposit
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

deposit

1620s, from Latin depositus, past participle of deponere "lay aside, put down, deposit," also used of births and bets, from de- "away" (see de-) + ponere "to put, place" (past participle positus; see position (n.)). Related: Deposited; depositing.

deposit

1620s, from Latin depositum, from deponere (see deposit (v.)). Geological sense is from 1781; monetary sense is from 1737.

Usage examples of "deposit".

Captain Lasto had deposited the five of them in a large clearing on the west side of the Absaroka Range, within several hundred yards of the Lamar River.

Captain Laslo had deposited the five of them in a large clearing on the west side of the Absaroka Range, within several hundred yards of the Lamar River.

Here were deposited charts of the coast, and of the navigation of the Nile, which were engraved on pillars, and in aftertimes sketched out upon the Nilotic Papyrus.

When sulphuric acid is used as the assistant along with the bichrome, then there is formed on the wool fibre a deposit of chromic acid and chromium oxide, and this exerts an oxidising effect on the colouring matter or dye-stuff, which in some cases, as the Alizarine Blue, Alizarine Yellow, etc.

In 1585 the Moroccan sultan, Mulay Ahmed el-Mansur, seized from Songhay the great salt deposits of Taghaza, and took thereby the first step toward the sources of Sudanese gold which Moroccans believed they could capture just as the Almoravids long before them had believed.

Longarm and Miranda worked their way deeper into the cavern, back where they had been told that the Anasazi kept their domesticated turkeys penned and also deposited their refuse.

The body was deposited upon a catafalque in the Church of the Santissimi Apostoli, where the funeral was celebrated by all the artists and Florentines in Rome.

During this period numerous caves were located and excavated, Pleistocene-age river terraces and sand dunes were surveyed and tested for archeological remains, fossil shorelines of lakes were examined, and thick deposits of windblown silt, or loess, deposited during the Pleistocene were searched for evidence of former human activity.

Vervane came in through the archway to deposit an armload of sticks and tinder next to it.

Bussy and Tippoo retreated before Coote, and-he then threatened the strong fort of Arnee, where Hyder had deposited plunder and provisions.

A smaller Augsburg firm, the Haugs, had in 1560, a capital of 140,000 florins and deposits of 648,000.

The emissary would be deposited on the Baluchi coast, whence he would take his message north to the unknown caves of Waziristan where the sheikh resided.

That, recoiling from oblivion, we can recreate in a fractional moment whole years gone past, years yet to come -- striving to lengthen our existence, stretching out our apperception beyond the phantom boundaries, overdrawing upon a Barmecide deposit of minutes, staking fresh claims upon a mirage?

There are nitrogen and carbon in those masses of sea vegetation, and there are phosphorus and calcium in the bathybic deposit.

They had to go a long way up the hill-side to avoid the rock curtain on the edge of the Beallach, but eventually the top was reached, and the stag was deposited behind some boulders on the left of the flat ground.