Definition Of deposits


a layer or body of accumulated matter.

the deposits of salt on the chrome

a sum of money placed or kept in a bank account, usually to gain interest.

Any money market accounts, certificates of deposits , bank bonds, Treasuries, and savings are assets.

a sum payable as a first installment on the purchase of something or as a pledge for a contract, the balance being payable later.

we've saved enough for a deposit on a house

put or set down (something or someone) in a specific place, typically unceremoniously.

he deposited a pile of schoolbooks on the kitchen table

store or entrust with someone for safekeeping.

He also suggested that to prevent such a theft we should have deposited the helmets with him for safekeeping.

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