Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

deposition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deposition

  1. matter that settles to the bottom of a body of liquid <several types of deposition on the bottom of the lake> Synonyms deposit, dregs, grounds, precipitate, sediment, settlingsRelated Words lees; ooze, silt, sludge; dross, slag, waste





Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

the range of perception or understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

reduce soothe perplex disapprove
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ