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deposition

 
Noun deposition has 4 senses
  1. deposition, deposit - the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    --1 is a kind of accretion, accumulation
    --1 has particulars: electrodeposition; pigmentation; redeposition; superposition
  2. deposition - (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually done in a lawyer's office
    --2 is a kind of
    interrogation, examination, interrogatory
    Derived form: verb depose2
  3. deposit, deposition - the act of putting something somewhere
    --3 is a kind of buildup
    --3 has particulars: repositing, reposition, storage, warehousing
    Derived form: verb deposit3
  4. deposition, dethronement - the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
    --4 is a kind of ouster, ousting
    Derived form: verb depose1
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