Meaning of deposit

Definition of deposit

(noun) the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
matter that has been deposited by some natural process
the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use; "his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"
a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
the act of putting something somewhere
(verb) put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
put into a bank account; "She deposits her paycheck every month"
put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"

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