Deposit etymology


English word deposit comes from Latin de- (De-.), Latin pausa (A pause, halt, stop, cessation, end.)

Etymology of deposit

Detailed word origin of deposit

Dictionary entry Language Definition
de- Latin (lat) De-.
pausa Latin (lat) A pause, halt, stop, cessation, end.
pono Latin (lat) I ordain. I place, put, lay. I set up, pitch (camp).
pauso Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
poser Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To put; to place. To rest; to recover; to recuperate. To suggest; to propose.
poser French (fr) (transitive) to ask (a question). (transitive) to install, fit. (transitive) to land (a plane). (transitive) to lay, place. (transitive) to stop carrying, to put down (something or somebody).
depono Latin (lat) (from an office) I depose.. I entrust, commit to, deposit.. I lay, set, put or place aside or away; deposit.. I resign, get rid of, give up.. I wager, stake, bet.
depositus Latin (lat)
deposit English (en) (banking) Money placed in an account.. (finance) A sum of money or other asset given as an initial payment, to show good faith, or to reserve something for purchase.. A place of deposit; a depository.. A sum of money given as a security for a borrowed item, which will be given back when the item is returned, e.g. a bottle deposit or can deposit. Anything left behind on a surface.. Sediment [...]

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