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1 deposit /dɪˈpɑːzət/ verb
deposits; deposited; depositing
1 deposit
/dɪˈpɑːzət/
verb
deposits; deposited; depositing
Learner's definition of DEPOSIT
[+ object]
: to put (money) in a bank account
somewhat formal : to put or leave (someone or something) in a particular place
: to leave an amount of (something, such as sand, snow, or mud) on a surface or area especially over a period of time

— depositor

/dɪˈpɑːzətɚ/ noun, plural depositors [count]
2 deposit /dɪˈpɑːzət/ noun
plural deposits
2 deposit
/dɪˈpɑːzət/
noun
plural deposits
Learner's definition of DEPOSIT
[count]
: an amount of money that is put in a bank account
opposite withdrawal; see also direct deposit, safe-deposit box
: money that you give someone when you agree to buy something (such as a house or car)
◊ A deposit shows that there is an agreement between a buyer and seller. When the sale is made final, the seller keeps the deposit as the first payment.
: money that you pay when you buy or rent something and that you can get back if you return the thing or leave it in good condition
see also security deposit
: an amount of something (such as sand, snow, or mud) that has formed or been left on a surface or area over a period of time
: an amount of a substance (such as oil or coal) that exists naturally in the ground

on deposit

◊ Money that has been put in a bank is on deposit.
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