- 1Remove from office suddenly and forcefully: he had been deposed by a military coupMás ejemplos en oraciones
overthrow, overturn, topple, bring down, remove from office, remove, unseat, dethrone, supplant, displace; dismiss, discharge, oust, drum out, throw out, force out, drive out, expel, eject; strip of rank, demote; Military cashier• informal sack, fire, axe, chuck out, boot out, get rid of, give someone the push, give someone the boot, give someone their marching orders, show someone the doorBritish • informal turf out
- His physicality is extraordinarily powerful, and he paces around the office like a miserably deposed silverback gorilla now unsure of anything other than his own brute strength.
- But even though he was unceremoniously deposed from office last year, could the mild-mannered leader really be capable of such deeds?
- Clergy members found guilty of such a charge can be admonished, removed from office or, in extreme cases, be deposed from holy orders - ‘unfrocked’.
- 2 Law Testify to or give (evidence) under oath, typically in a written statement: every affidavit shall state which of the facts deposed to are within the deponent’s knowledgeMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The documents which you have deposed to in the witness box and referred to are strictly in answer to the subpoena but in respect of which you claim privilege.
- A person in the legal secretariat to the Law Officers deposed to the contrary.
- He deposed to the fact that the two are ‘a genuine and committed couple’.
Middle English: from Old French deposer, from Latin deponere (see deponent), but influenced by Latin depositus and Old French poser 'to place'.