reposit

verb re·pos·it

Definition of reposit

reposited

play \-ˈpä-zə-təd, -ˈpäz-təd\;

repositing

play \-ˈpä-zə-tiŋ, -ˈpäz-tiŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1\ri-ˈpä-zət\ :  deposit, store

  3. 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


First Known Use: 1630



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