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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To remove from office or power.

Usage examples (33)
  • The king was deposed and was replaced by his son, the prince.
  • He is what one calls depose '.
  • "depose" him; because his oath had the audacity to plot his fall; because his plighted word conspired against him.
  • Impeachment for wrongdoing of lesser gravity involves a legislative usurpation of a power belonging only to the people (the power to choose and "depose" for more
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  • The attorney wanted to "depose" (to dismiss; to give evidence) the witness about what she saw in the two train "depots" (railway or bus stations; warehouses).
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