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Depose

To make a deposition; to give evidence in the shape of a deposition; to make statements that are written down and sworn to; to give testimony that is reduced to writing by a duly qualified officer and sworn to by the deponent.

To deprive an individual of a public employment or office against his or her will. The term is usually applied to the deprivation of all authority of a sovereign.

In ancient usage, to testify as a witness; to give evidence under oath.

depose

v. 1) to ask questions of a witness or a party to a lawsuit at a deposition (testimony outside of the courtroom before trial). 2) to testify at a deposition. (See: deponent, deposition)

depose

(Remove), verb cast away, cast out, demote, deprive of rank, dethrone, discard, discharge, discharge from office, disemploy, disentitle, disestablish, dislodge, dismiss, displace, dispossess, divest, drive out, drop, eject, evict, exile, expel, fire, impeach, loco movere, oust, oust from office, put out, put out of possession, recall, reduce, turn away, turn out, unseat, usurp

depose

(Testify), verb adduce, affirm, affirm under oath, asseverate, attest, aver, avouch, avow, bear witness to, certify, declare under oath, depone, give a solemn deccaration, give an account of, give evidence, give proof, give proof by a witness, give sworn testimony, make an affiiavit, make deposition, plead, profess, promise, relate, say under oath, swear, swear under oath, testari, testificari, vouch, vouch for, witness
Associated concepts: depose a witness
See also: acknowledge, adduce, affirm, assert, attest, avouch, avow, bear, certify, declare, demote, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, dispossess, divest, oust, remove, supplant, testify, vouch

TO DEPOSE, practice. To make a deposition; to give testimony as a witness.

TO DEPOSE, rights. The act of depriving an individual of a public employment or office, against his will. Wolff, Sec. 1063. The term is usually applied to the deprivation of all authority of a sovereign.

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