Synonyms of deposition in English:

deposition

noun

  • 1 a commissioner is to take depositions from witnesses
  • 2 the pebbles are formed by the deposition of calcium
    depositing, settling; accumulation, build-up
    informal dumping
    technical precipitation
  • 3 the barons plotted the King's deposition
    overthrow, overturning, toppling, downfall, removal from office, removal, unseating, dethronement, supplanting, displacement, dismissal, discharge, ousting, drumming out, throwing out, forcing out, driving out, expulsion, expelling, ejection, ejecting; demotion; North Americanouster
    informal sacking, firing, defenestration
    British informal turfing out
    rare deposal
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