Noun Definition

deposit

1.Definition: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

Related Noun(s):depositary, repository, depository

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later

Category: General

3.Definition: a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Category: General

4.Definition: matter that has been deposited by some natural process

Related Noun(s):sediment

Category: Objects

5.Definition: money deposited in a bank or some similar institution

Category: General

6.Definition: money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use

"His deposit was refunded when he returned the car"

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of putting something somewhere

Related Noun(s):deposition

Category: General

8.Definition: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

Related Noun(s):deposition

Category: General

9.Definition: the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating

Related Noun(s):alluviation, sedimentation

Category: General