depose

  • 1 dépose — [ depoz ] n. f. • 1836; déposage n. m. 1750; de 2. déposer 1 ♦ Techn. Action de déposer, de défaire ce qui a été fixé. Effectuer, faire la dépose d un châssis, d une serrure. 2 ♦ Fait de déposer (qqn). Dépose en hélicoptère des skieurs sur les… …

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  • 2 depose — de·pose /di pōz/ vb de·posed, de·pos·ing vt 1: to testify to under oath or by sworn affidavit 2: to take testimony from esp. by deposition plaintiffs...were entitled to depose experts retained by the defendants National Law Journal compare …

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  • 3 déposé — déposé, ée (dé pô zé, zée) part. passé. 1°   Mis bas. Un fardeau déposé. 2°   Mis en dépôt. De l argent déposé chez un banquier. 3°   Abdiqué. La dignité impériale déposée par Charles Quint. 4°   À qui on a ôté une dignité. L empereur Louis le… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 Depose — De*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deposing}.][FF. d[ e]poser, in the sense of L. deponere to put down; but from pref. d[ e] (L. de) + poser to place. See {Pose}, {Pause}.] 1. To lay down; to divest one s self of; to lay… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Depose — De*pose , v. i. To bear witness; to testify under oath; to make deposition. [1913 Webster] Then, seeing t was he that made you to despose, Your oath, my lord, is vain and frivolous. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 depose — c.1300, from O.Fr. deposer (12c.), from DE (Cf. de ) down (see DE (Cf. de )) + poser put, place (see POSE (Cf. pose)). Related: Deposed; deposing …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 depose — [v] oust from position boot out, bounce, break, can*, cashier, chuck, degrade, demote, dethrone, discrown, dismiss, displace, downgrade, drum out, eject, freeze out*, give heaveho*, impeach, kick out*, overthrow, remove from office, ride out on… …

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  • 8 deposé — Deposé, [depos]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 depose — ► VERB 1) remove from office suddenly and forcefully. 2) Law testify to or give (evidence) on oath, especially in writing. ORIGIN Old French deposer, from Latin deponere put down …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 depose — [dē pōz′, dipōz′] vt. deposed, deposing [ME deposen, to deprive of office, testify < OFr deposer, to set down < de (L de), from, away + poser (see POSE1), to cease, lie down; confused in sense and form with L deponere (pp. depositus), to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 depose — v. (D; tr.) to depose from * * * [dɪ pəʊz] (D; tr.) to depose from …

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  • 12 depose — UK [dɪˈpəʊz] / US [dɪˈpoʊz] verb Word forms depose : present tense I/you/we/they depose he/she/it deposes present participle deposing past tense deposed past participle deposed 1) [transitive] to force a political leader or a king or queen out of …

    English dictionary

  • 13 depose — verb (deposed; deposing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French deposer, from Late Latin deponere (perfect indicative deposui), from Latin, to put down Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to remove from a throne or other high …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 DÉPOSE — n. f. Action d’enlever ce qui était posé. La dépose d’un tapis, d’un rideau, d’un store …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 depose — deposable, adj. deposer, n. /di pohz /, v., deposed, deposing. v.t. 1. to remove from office or position, esp. high office: The people deposed the dictator. 2. to testify or affirm under oath, esp. in a written statement: to depose that it was… …

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  • 16 dépose — (dé pô z ) s. f. Terme de construction. Enlèvement d un objet scellé, d une pièce de charpente, etc.    On dit dans le même sens dépose de rideaux de lit ou de fenêtre. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. déposer …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17 depose — verb Depose is used with these nouns as the object: ↑king …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 depose — verb (T) 1 to remove a king, queen, or ruler from a position of power: The army was threatening to depose him. 2 law to officially give information about something, after you have promised to tell the truth …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 depose — [c]/dəˈpoʊz / (say duh pohz) verb (deposed, deposing) –verb (t) 1. to remove from office or position, especially high office. 2. to declare or testify, especially under oath, usually in writing. –verb (i) 3. to bear witness; give sworn testimony …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 depose — verb a) To put down; to lay down; to deposit; to lay aside; to put away. A deposed monarch may go into exile as pretender to the lost throne, hoping to be restored on it in a next revolution b) To remove (a leader) from (high) of …

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