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depose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of depose

  1. 1 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne) a military junta deposed the dictator after he had bankrupted the country Synonyms of depose defrock, deprive, dethrone, displace, oust, uncrown, unmake, unseat, unthrone Words Related to depose can, cashier, discharge, dismiss, fire, muster out, remove, retire, sack; overthrow, subvert, supplant, topple, usurp; banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, drum (out), eject, expel, extrude, rout, run off, throw out Near Antonyms of depose baptize, inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, instate, invest; appoint, designate, elect Antonyms of depose crown, enthrone, throne

  2. 2 to make a solemn declaration under oath for the purpose of establishing a fact she was nervous when the time to depose before the jury finally arrived Synonyms of depose attest, testify, swear, witnessWords Related to depose verify; vouch; promise, vow

  3. 3 to arrange something in a certain spot or position deposed her fan and gloves on the dressing table Synonyms of depose place, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, position, put, set, set up, situate, stickWords Related to depose move, rearrange, reorder, shift; orient; establish, locate, plant, settle; clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap; ensconce, niche; assemble, collect; carry; berth, park; affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge; array, lay out, line up, queue, rank; set downNear Antonyms of depose relocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant



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