Synonyms and Antonyms of depose
to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
- A military junta deposed the dictator after he had bankrupted the country.
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
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.
to arrange something in a certain spot or position
- deposed her fan and gloves on the dressing table
deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, place, position, put, set, set up, situate, stick
move, rearrange, reorder, shift
establish, locate, plant, settle
clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap
affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge
array, lay out, line up, queue, rank