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reposit

verb re·pos·it

Definition of reposit

re·pos·it·ed play \-ˈpä-zə-təd, -ˈpäz-təd\ re·pos·it·ing play \-ˈpä-zə-tiŋ, -ˈpäz-tiŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 \ri-ˈpä-zət\ :  deposit, store

  3. 2 \(ˌ)rē-\ :  to put back in place :  replace



Examples of reposit

  1. <the radioactive waste will be stored on-site until it can be reposited elsewhere>



Origin of reposit

Latin repositus, past participle of reponere to replace, from re- + ponere to place — more at position


First Known Use: circa 1641

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