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English noun: deposit

1. deposit (phenomenon) the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating


Synonymsalluviation, sedimentation


Broader (hypernym)geological phenomenon


Narrower (hyponym)load, lode

2. deposit (object) matter that has been deposited by some natural process


Synonymssediment


Broader (hypernym)matter


Narrower (hyponym)alluvial deposit, alluvial sediment, alluvion, alluvium, dregs, evaporite, lees, lick, salt lick, settlings

3. deposit (process) the natural process of laying down a deposit of something


Synonymsdeposition


Broader (hypernym)accretion, accumulation


Narrower (hyponym)electrodeposition, pigmentation, redeposition, superposition

4. deposit (possession) money deposited in a bank or some similar institution


Synonymsbank deposit


Broader (hypernym)fund, monetary fund


Narrower (hyponym)demand deposit

5. deposit (possession) a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later


Synonymsdown payment


Broader (hypernym)payment


Narrower (hyponym)margin, security deposit

6. deposit (possession) money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use


SamplesHis deposit was refunded when he returned the car.


Broader (hypernym)security, surety

7. deposit (communication) a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met


Broader (hypernym)guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty

8. deposit (artifact) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping


Synonymsdepositary, depository, repository


Broader (hypernym)facility, installation


Narrower (hyponym)archive, bank, bank building, depository library, depot, drop, entrepot, library, lost-and-found, museum, repertory, sperm bank, storage, store, storehouse, treasury


Part holonymstorage space

9. deposit (act) the act of putting something somewhere


Synonymsdeposition


Broader (hypernym)buildup


Narrower (hyponym)repositing, reposition, storage, warehousing


English verb: deposit

1. deposit (contact) put, fix, force, or implant


SamplesLodge a bullet in the table.
Stick your thumb in the crack.


Synonymslodge, stick, wedge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Narrower (hyponym)redeposit


Antonymsdislodge, free

2. deposit (possession) put into a bank account


SamplesShe deposits her paycheck every month.


ExamplesThey deposit the money


Synonymsbank


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)redeposit


Antonymsdraw off, take out, withdraw, draw

3. deposit (contact) put (something somewhere) firmly


SamplesShe posited her hand on his shoulder.
Deposit the suitcase on the bench.
Fix your eyes on this spot.


Synonymsfix, posit, situate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Narrower (hyponym)bury, sediment









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