re·​pos·​it | \ ri-ˈpä-zət How to pronounce reposit (audio) , (ˌ)rē-\
reposited\ ri-​ˈpä-​zə-​təd How to pronounce reposited (audio) , -​ˈpäz-​təd \; repositing\ ri-​ˈpä-​zə-​tiŋ How to pronounce repositing (audio) , -​ˈpäz-​tiŋ \

Definition of reposit

transitive verb

1 \ ri-​ˈpä-​zət \ : deposit, store
2 \ (ˌ)rē-​ \ : to put back in place : replace

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Synonyms for reposit


keep, put up, store, stow

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Examples of reposit in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of reposit

1630, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for reposit

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

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The first known use of reposit was in 1630

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to shake or wave menacingly

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