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

Definition of REPOSIT

transitive verb
\ri-ˈpä-zət\ :  deposit, store
\(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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