reposit

verb re·pos·it

Definition of reposit

reposited play \-ˈpä-zə-təd, -ˈpäz-təd\; repositing play \-ˈpä-zə-tiŋ, -ˈpäz-tiŋ\
transitive verb
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

reposit Synonyms

Synonyms
keep, put up, store, stow
Related Words
cellar, garage, hangar, house, warehouse; file, pack, shelve


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