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Synonyms for deposition
ˌdɛp əˈzɪʃ ən, ˌdi pə-de·po·si·tion

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  1. depositionnoun

    Synonyms:
    desublimation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deposition

    Testimony, in legal as well as in common use, signifies the statements of witnesses. Deposition and affidavit denote testimony reduced to writing; the deposition differs from the affidavit in that the latter is voluntary and without cross-examination, while the former is made under interrogatories and subject to cross-examination. Evidence is a broader term, including the testimony of witnesses and all facts of every kind that tend to prove a thing true; we have the testimony of a traveler that a fugitive passed this way; his footprints in the sand are additional evidence of the fact. Compare DEMONSTRATION; OATH.

    Synonyms:
    affidavit, affirmation, attestation, certification, evidence, proof, testimony, witness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deposition, depositnoun

    the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

    Synonyms:
    bank deposit, sediment, down payment, alluviation, dethronement, sedimentation, depositary, depository, deposit, repository

  2. depositionnoun

    (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

    Synonyms:
    deposit, dethronement

  3. deposit, depositionnoun

    the act of putting something somewhere

    Synonyms:
    down payment, sediment, alluviation, bank deposit, depository, sedimentation, depositary, deposit, dethronement, repository

  4. deposition, dethronementnoun

    the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

    Synonyms:
    deposit, dethronement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. depositionnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Law.] testimony (in writing, signed and sworn to before a magistrate, after cross-examination), evidence, AFFIDAVIT

  2. depositionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dethroning, dismission, displacement, removal

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How to use deposition in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Mattei:

    It seems to us that Alex Jones has made a deliberate decision that Alex Jones would rather suffer the contempt of court rather than expose Alex Jones to deposition.

  2. Boston University:

    The board's decision was based on a determination, supported by Mr. Cosby's sworn deposition testimony, that his treatment of women has brought significant and lasting discredit upon himself and is inconsistent with the University's mission and values.

  3. Bennie Thompson:

    There are some who have been subpoenaed who have negotiated, Liz Cheney know, their schedule with their lawyers. And some went kind of back and forth over the parameters for their subpoena or deposition.

  4. Jeffrey Movit:

    This motion has become necessary because Dr. Luke’s counsel has not been able to obtain, despite repeated request, a deposition date from Lady Gaga.

  5. Jeffrey Dannenberg:

    Following an understanding reached with counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, Semyon Kislin will not be appearing for an interview or deposition today, semyon Kislin is not refusing to cooperate with the Committee's requests. I continue to communicate with the Committee's counsel to satisfy The House Intelligence Committee that Semyon Kislin has no knowledge of any matters relevant to the pending impeachment inquiry.


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