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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·pos·it v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deposited; p. pr. & vb. n. Depositing.]
 1. To lay down; to place; to put; to let fall or throw down (as sediment); as, a crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand; the waters deposited a rich alluvium.
    The fear is deposited in conscience.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. To lay up or away for safe keeping; to put up; to store; as, to deposit goods in a warehouse.
 3. To lodge in some one's hands for safe keeping; to commit to the custody of another; to intrust; esp., to place in a bank, as a sum of money subject to order.
 4. To lay aside; to rid one's self of. [Obs.]
    If what is written prove useful to you, to the depositing that which I can not but deem an error.   --Hammond.
 Note:Both this verb and the noun following were formerly written deposite.