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Borrowed from Latin dēpōnere (to put aside or away), influenced by poser; equivalent of French dé- +‎ poser.




  1. (transitive) to put down (set down), lay down
    Déposez votre lourd fardeau.Lay down your heavy burden.
    déposer les armes(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (transitive) to deposit (one material onto another)
    Le fleuve a déposé d’importantes quantités d’alluvions à son embouchureThe river deposited a large amount of sediments (alluvium) at its mouth.
  3. (transitive) to drop off (someone)
  4. (banking) to deposit (money)
  5. (transitive) to depose (to remove (a leader) from (high) office)
    déposer un monarque(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  6. (transitive) to file (an application); to present (a document)
    déposer une plainte officielleto lodge a formal complaint
    déposer un document, un rapport, un projet de loito introduce a document for discussion; to table, to put on the table of a commission or legislative assembly; to propose for formal discussion or consideration, to put on the agenda
    Il a dû déposer son bilan.He had to file for bankruptcy.
    Avant de déposer une marque, il faut s’assurer de sa disponibilitéBefore submitting a trademark for registration, make sure that it is available.


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