im·​pone im-ˈpōn How to pronounce impone (audio)
imponed; imponing

transitive verb

: wager, bet

Word History


Latin imponere to put upon, from in- + ponere to put — more at position

First Known Use

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of impone was circa 1623

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Cite this Entry

“Impone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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