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 Meanings and Examples of DEPOSITION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  testimony under oath; act of depositing, especially laying down of matter by natural process
Classic Sentence: (86 in 6 pages)
1  Yes, yes, the mortuary deposition.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
2  The dying man had signed a deposition declaring Benedetto to be the assassin.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 84. Beauchamp.
3  The servant instantly showed it to one of the others, who, without saying a word to any of the family, went to a magistrate; and, upon their deposition, Justine was apprehended.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
4  I thank you," replied I; "listen, therefore, to the deposition that I have to make.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
5  These are the terms of his deposition: 'I do not even stand in need of circumstantial proofs and moral presumptions to give the lie to the prisoner's denial.'
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
6  immediately after having given his deposition.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
7  Everyone believed the victory to have been complete, and some even spoke of Napoleon's having been captured, of his deposition, and of the choice of a new ruler for France.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II
8  Rhett rose swiftly, deposited Wade in Fanny's lap, and went into the parlor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
9  And Frank had deposited it in the bank in his own name, so now she could not even hire a rig.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
10  That night when Frank deposited her and Aunt Pitty and the children at Melanie's and rode off down the street with Ashley, Scarlett could have burst with rage and hurt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
11  Instead, she approached her desk, and lighting a taper, tied and sealed the packet; then she opened the wardrobe, drew out a despatch-box, and deposited the letters within it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
12  Lily sat down on one of the plush and rosewood sofas, and he deposited himself in a rocking-chair draped with a starched antimacassar which scraped unpleasantly against the pink fold of skin above his collar.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
13  Fern had driven him home; deposited him, retching and wabbling, on the Bogart porch.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
14  But it was a young black girl, who came in, bringing a small bundle of laundry, which she deposited in the adjoining room, and went away.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXIII
15  Her principal thought was of fire, for she had deposited her money in bills, and was afraid that if they were burned up the bank would not give her any others.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  It can be delivered at a party convention, as part of a stump speech, from an aircraft carrier or during a deposition.
2  That was aided by testimony from Apple's head of iTunes software, and incidentally by segments of a deposition of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs filmed months before his death in 2011.
3  He made his deposition in the judge's chamber.
4  She deposited the money in the bank.
5  He deposited the papers with his lawyer.
6  I need to deposit five thousand yen in my savings account.
7  A deposit of eight pounds clinched the bargain.
8  The bank's deposit accounts are on the increase.
9  Any item can be reserved on payment of a deposit.
10  In the meantime, she could keep the $400,000 in a secure investment such as a term deposit or money market fund.
11  The flood left a deposit of mud on everything; we had to refurbish our belongings.
12  Cash machines automate two basic functions of a bank - deposits and withdrawals.
13  Britain's mineral resources include oil, coal and gas deposits.
14  As a general point banks in many countries were highly regulated in relation to deposits and lending conducted in their own domestic currency.
15  The country possesses rich mineral deposits.