v. de·poned, de·pon·ing, de·pones
To give testimony by affidavit or deposition.
[Middle English deponen, from Medieval Latin dēpōnere, from Latin, to put down : dē-, de- + pōnere, to put; see apo- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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