redeposit

verb re·de·pos·it \ (ˌ)rē-di-ˈpä-zət \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of redeposit

redeposited; redepositing; redeposits
: to deposit (something) again : to return (something) to a place or put it in a new place
  • … once you take a distribution from your account, you'll owe no interest or penalties if it is redeposited into a qualified retirement account within 60 days.
  • —Matthew Frankel
  • … silt that has been redeposited from flowing water …
  • —N. Hamilton
  • By imparting a negative electrostatic charge to loosened dirt, they prevent it from redepositing back onto other items in the wash.
  • —J. Raloff

First Known Use of redeposit

1800

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