reposit

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin repositus, past participle of reponere to put back; prefix re- re- + ponere to put. See position.

VerbEdit

reposit (third-person singular simple present reposits, present participle repositing, simple past and past participle reposited)

  1. (transitive) To cause to rest or stay; to lay away; to lodge, as for safety or preservation; to place; to store.
    Others reposit their young in holes. — Derham.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 08:46