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The synonyms of “Deposit” are: alluviation, sedimentation, down payment, depositary, depository, repository, sediment, bank deposit, deposition, part payment, advance payment, prepayment, instalment, security, retainer, pledge, stake, accumulation, sublimate, seam, vein, lode, layer, stratum, bed, lodge, stick, wedge, fix, posit, situate, bank, put, put down, place, lay, lay down, set, set down, unload, rest, settle, sit, leave behind, leave, let settle, precipitate, dump, house, store, stow, put away, hoard, lay in
Deposit as a Noun
Definitions of "Deposit" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “deposit” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The act of putting something somewhere.
- Matter that has been deposited by some natural process.
- The natural process of laying down a deposit of something.
- Money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use.
- (in the UK) a sum of money lodged by an election candidate and forfeited if they fail to receive a certain proportion of the votes.
- A returnable sum payable on the hire or rental of something, to cover possible loss or damage.
- A facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping.
- A sum of money paid into a bank or building society account.
- A natural underground layer of rock, coal, or other material.
- The phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating.
- Money deposited in a bank or some similar institution.
- A layer or mass of accumulated matter.
- A payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met.
- The action of placing something in a specified place.
- A sum payable as a first instalment on the purchase of something or as a pledge for a contract, the balance being payable later.
- A partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later.
Synonyms of "Deposit" as a noun (25 Words)
|accumulation||The acquisition or gradual gathering of something.|
The accumulation of wealth.
|advance payment||A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others.|
|alluviation||The phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating.|
|bank deposit||Sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water.|
|bed||Used with reference to a bed as the typical place for sexual activity.|
A bed of tulips.
|depositary||A facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping.|
In the seventeenth century, goldsmiths acted as depositaries for the gold of the rich.
|deposition||The act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office.|
Edward V s deposition.
|depository||A facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping.|
Irish libraries became depositories for material from all over the world.
|down payment||Fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs.|
|instalment||A part of a published serial.|
Instalment will begin early next year.
|layer||A sheet, quantity, or thickness of material, typically one of several, covering a surface or body.|
A managerial layer.
|lode||A vein of metal ore in the earth.|
The tin oxide was very thinly scattered within the lode.
|part payment||That which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation.|
|pledge||Someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group.|
His saxophone was in pledge.
|prepayment||Payment in advance.|
|repository||A burial vault (usually for some famous person.|
His mind was a rich repository of the past.
|retainer||A dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment.|
He s on a retainer as a consultant.
|seam||A slight depression in the smoothness of a surface.|
The buried forests became seams of coal.
|security||Procedures followed or measures taken to ensure the security of a state or organization.|
A matter of national security.
|sediment||Particulate matter that is carried by water or wind and deposited on the surface of the land or the seabed, and may in time become consolidated into rock.|
It takes hundreds of thousands of years to turn the sediments into carbonate rock.
|sedimentation||The process of settling or being deposited as a sediment.|
Sedimentation occurs when the droplets sink to the bottom.
|stake||A pole or stake set up to mark something as the start or end of a race track.|
A stake in the company s future.
|stratum||A thin layer within any structure.|
A stratum of flint.
|sublimate||A solid deposit of a substance which has sublimed.|
Condensation of a sublimate.
|vein||Any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ.|
All veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood.
Usage Examples of "Deposit" as a noun
- Areas of mineral deposits.
- I'd like to make a deposit.
- His deposit was refunded when he returned the car.
- He lost his deposit but was credited with contributing to the Conservatives' defeat.
- A great quantity of pottery was found in this deposit.
- Cash funds which are an alternative to bank or building society deposits.
- The deposit of a thesis in a library gives no guarantee of copyright protection.
- The deposits of salt on the paintwork.
- We've saved enough for a deposit on a house.
- A refundable €100 deposit is payable on arrival at the villa.
Deposit as a Verb
Definitions of "Deposit" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “deposit” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Put into a bank account.
- Pay (a sum) as a first instalment or as a pledge for a contract.
- Put (something somewhere) firmly.
- Place (something) somewhere for safekeeping.
- Put, fix, force, or implant.
- (of water, the wind, or other natural agency) lay down (matter) gradually as a layer or covering.
- Pay (a sum of money) into a bank or building society account.
- Put or set down (something or someone) in a specific place.
- Lay (an egg.
Synonyms of "Deposit" as a verb (29 Words)
|bank||Put into a bank account.|
Purple clouds banked up over the hills.
|dump||Put (something) down heavily or carelessly.|
She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man.
|fix||Decide upon or fix definitely.|
Let s fix the date for the party.
|hoard||Keep in one’s mind for future use.|
He hoarded the memory in his heart.
|house||Contain or cover.|
The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town.
There may have been the odd light shower just to lay the dust.
|lay down||Prepare or position for action or operation.|
|lay in||Prepare or position for action or operation.|
|leave||Leave or give by will after one s death.|
19 minus 8 leaves 11.
|leave behind||Leave behind unintentionally.|
|let settle||Consent to, give permission.|
|lodge||Be a lodger stay temporarily.|
They had to remove a bullet lodged near his spine.
|place||Take a place in a competition often followed by an ordinal.|
He won three times and placed three times.
|posit||Put in position place.|
These plots are posited on a false premise about women s nature as inferior.
|precipitate||Send someone or something suddenly into a particular state or condition.|
Excess moisture is precipitated as rain fog mist or dew.
|put||Put into a certain place or abstract location.|
He is putting himself at risk.
|put down||Cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.|
|rest||Put something in a resting position as for support or steadying.|
The committee is resting over the summer.
|set||Set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly.|
A fair tide can be carried well past Land s End before the stream sets to the north.
|set down||Put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state.|
|settle||Become settled or established and stable in one s residence or life style.|
We settled for a lower price.
|sit||Sit and travel on the back of animal usually while controlling its motions.|
Don t introduce a new male when the hens are sitting.
|situate||Put (something somewhere) firmly.|
A conveniently situated hotel.
|stick||Stick to firmly.|
Stick the poster onto the wall.
|store||Retain or enter (information) for future electronic retrieval.|
The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn t eat.
|stow||Pack or store (an object) carefully and neatly in a particular place.|
Stow the cart.
|unload||Leave or unload.|
The meeting had been a chance for her to unload some of her feelings about her son.
|wedge||Squeeze like a wedge into a tight space.|
She wedged her holdall between two bags.
Usage Examples of "Deposit" as a verb
- The female deposits a line of eggs.
- He deposited a pile of school books on the kitchen table.
- She deposits her paycheck every month.
- Deposit the suitcase on the bench.
- Beds where salt is deposited by the tide.
- The money had been deposited in a Swiss bank account.
- I had to deposit 10% of the price of the house.
- A vault in which guests may deposit valuable property.
Associations of "Deposit" (30 Words)
|accrue||Come into the possession of.|
Financial benefits will accrue from restructuring.
|amortization||The action or process of gradually writing off the initial cost of an asset.|
Because of amortization you ll own your home by the end of the loan term.
|annuitant||A person who receives an annuity.|
|bill||A list of particulars as a playbill or bill of fare.|
We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel although we stayed only 3 nights.
|billing||The total amount of business conducted in a given time, especially that of an advertising agency.|
He shared top billing with his wife.
|bonus||Anything that tends to arouse.|
Big Christmas bonuses.
|cash||Exchange for cash.|
A discount for cash.
|charge||Energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge.|
They submitted their charges at the end of each month.
|compensation||The action or process of awarding compensation.|
The compensation of victims.
|cost||Legal expenses, especially those allowed in favour of the winning party or against the losing party in a suit.|
Costs may be awarded to a successful private prosecutor out of central funds.
|depositor||A person who keeps money in a bank or building society account.|
|dividend||An individual s share of a dividend.|
Buying a rail pass may still pay dividends.
|expenditure||The action of spending funds.|
The expenditure of taxpayers money.
|expense||Offset an item of expenditure as an expense against taxable income.|
He kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting.
|fee||Make a payment to (someone) in return for services.|
Fee the steward.
|honorarium||A payment given for professional services that are rendered nominally without charge.|
|income||The financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time.|
Figures showed an overall increase in income this year.
|installment||A payment of part of a debt; usually paid at regular intervals.|
|invoice||Send an invoice to someone.|
She invoiced the company for her expenses.
|mortgage||The amount of money borrowed in a mortgage.|
Some people worry that selling off state assets mortgages the country s future.
|payment||An act of requiting; returning in kind.|
A suit with a velvet collar that I got as payment for being in the show.
|rates||A local tax on property (usually used in the plural.|
|receivable||Able to be received.|
|reimbursement||The action of repaying a person who has spent or lost money.|
The family received insurance reimbursements.
|remuneration||The act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses.|
Adequate remuneration for his work.
|salary||Pay a salary to.|
A 15 per cent salary increase.
|stinginess||A lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money.|
|taxation||Government income due to taxation.|
It should be financed out of taxation.
The soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers.
|wage||A fixed regular payment earned for work or services, typically paid on a daily or weekly basis.|
An income of less than half the average wage.