reposit

verb re·pos·it \ ri-ˈpä-zət , (ˌ)rē- \

Definition of reposit

reposited play \ri-ˈpä-zə-təd, -ˈpäz-təd\; repositing play \ri-ˈpä-zə-tiŋ, -ˈpäz-tiŋ\
1 \ri-ˈpä-zət\ : deposit, store
2 \(ˌ)rē-\ : to put back in place : replace

Examples of reposit in a Sentence

  1. the radioactive waste will be stored on-site until it can be reposited elsewhere

Origin and Etymology of reposit

Latin repositus, past participle of reponere to replace, from re- + ponere to place — more at position


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