Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To put away; store.
  • transitive verb To put back; replace.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To lay up; lodge, as for safety or preservation.
  • noun That which is laid up; a deposit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To cause to rest or stay; to lay away; to lodge, as for safety or preservation; to place; to store.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To cause to rest or stay; to lay away; to lodge, as for safety or preservation; to place; to store.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb put (something) in a place for storage

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin repōnere, reposit- : re-, re- + pōnere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin repositus, past participle of reponere to put back; prefix re- re- + ponere to put. See position.

Examples

  • So the estimable seed of Kumi, eight centuries before, had entered into the aliis of Lakanaii, and been passed down by them in the undeviating line to reposit in

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  • Now, wherefore, in celebration of Loyalty Day and the ideal America in which true Americans reposit their hopes and aspirations, be it known:

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  • Now, wherefore, in celebration of Loyalty Day and the ideal America in which true Americans reposit their hopes and aspirations, be it known:

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  • So the estimable seed of Kumi, eight centuries before, had entered into the aliis of Lakanaii, and been passed down by them in the undeviating line to reposit in

    Shin-Bones

  • I have now sent it, and desire you to reposit it on the shelves in my name [203].

    Life Of Johnson

  • I have now sent it, and desire you to reposit it on the shelves in my name [203].

    Life of Johnson, Volume 2 1765-1776

  • I received the thanks of the society; and was solicited to reposit my theory, properly sealed and attested, among their archives, for the information of posterity.

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 05 Miscellaneous Pieces

  • Developers who commit bit, which gives them the ability are unable to get along with others are to commit changes to the Project reposit - not proposed for commit bits, no matter ory.

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  • I doubt many patients can understand the long hospital bills that feature exotic items such as "cath porta cath perit" or "OP6-central line reposit," and so on.

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  • I doubt many patients can understand the long hospital bills that feature exotic items such as "cath porta cath perit" or "OP6-central line reposit," and so on.

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