deposit

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
deposit

Third-person singular
deposits

Past tense
deposited

Past participle
deposited

Present participle
depositing

  1. If you deposit something, you put it down in a place.
  2. If you deposit money, you put it into a bank account.
    I deposited £50 in my bank account.
  3. If you deposit a coin or a note, you put it into a machine to buy something.

Noun[change]

Singular
deposit

Plural
deposits

  1. A deposit is something put down or left behind.
  2. A deposit is money or other valuables left in a bank to be kept safe.
    I put my jewellery in my safe deposit.
  3. A deposit is a part payment for an item.
    I paid a £50 deposit for my new television.
  4. A deposit is a security left when borrowing something.

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