verb (used with object), deposed, deposing.
to remove from office or position, especially high office: The people deposed the dictator.
to testify or affirm under oath, especially in a written statement: to depose that it was true.
Law. to take the deposition of; examine under oath: Two lawyers deposed the witness.
verb (used without object), deposed, deposing.
to give sworn testimony, especially in writing.

1250–1300; Middle English deposen < Old French deposer to put down, equivalent to de- de- + poser < Vulgar Latin *posāre, Late Latin pausāre; see pose1

deposable, adjective
deposer, noun
undeposable, adjective
undeposed, adjective Unabridged
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depose (dɪˈpəʊz)
1.  (tr) to remove from an office or position, esp one of power or rank
2.  law to testify or give (evidence, etc) on oath, esp when taken down in writing; make a deposition
[C13: from Old French deposer to put away, put down, from Late Latin dēpōnere to depose from office, from Latin: to put aside; see depone]

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, from O.Fr. deposer, from de- "down" + poser "put, place" (see pose).
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Example sentences
It is often expected that it speak the truth, depose of dictators and illuminate the world's injustices.
The senior faculty rebelled and made the dean depose her.
Then, the tunisians realized the power of participation to depose tyranny.
There must be something in between sending the mariners to depose a dictator and doing business as usual with him.
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