- 1deposit somebody/something + adv./prep. to put or lay someone or something down in a particular place She deposited a pile of books on my desk. (informal) I was whisked off in a taxi and deposited outside the hotel. leave substance
- 2deposit something (especially of a river or a liquid) to leave a layer of something on the surface of something, especially gradually and over a period of time Sand was deposited, which hardened into sandstone. money
- 3deposit something to put money into a bank account Millions were deposited in Swiss bank accounts.
- 4deposit something to pay a sum of money as the first part of a larger payment; to pay a sum of money that you will get back if you return in good condition something that you have rented put in safe place
- 5deposit something (in something) deposit something (with somebody/something) to put something valuable or important in a place where it will be safe Guests may deposit their valuables in the hotel safe.
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NAmE//dɪˈpɑzət//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deposit
he / she / it deposits
past simple deposited
-ing form depositing