redeposit

verb
re·​de·​pos·​it | \ (ˌ)rē-di-ˈpä-zət How to pronounce redeposit (audio) \
redeposited; redepositing; redeposits

Definition of redeposit

transitive verb

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Redeposit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redeposit. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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