verb (used with object), de·posed, de·pos·ing.
- to remove from office or position, especially high office: The people deposed the dictator.
- to testify or affirm under oath, especially in a written statement: to depose that it was true.
- Law. to take the deposition of; examine under oath: Two lawyers deposed the witness.
verb (used without object), de·posed, de·pos·ing.
- to give sworn testimony, especially in writing.
- (tr) to remove from an office or position, esp one of power or rank
- law to testify or give (evidence, etc) on oath, esp when taken down in writing; make a deposition