depose


depose

verb

Definition of DEPOSE

1
to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne) <a military junta deposed the dictator after he had bankrupted the country>
Antonyms crown, enthrone, throne
2
to make a solemn declaration under oath for the purpose of establishing a fact <she was nervous when the time to depose before the jury finally arrived>
Related Words verify; vouch; promise, vow
3
to arrange something in a certain spot or position <deposed her fan and gloves on the dressing table>

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up depose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).