Character 7
Hyphenation de pos it
Pronunciations /dɪˈpɒzɪt/

Definitions and meanings of "Deposit"

What do we mean by deposit?

To put or set down; place. intransitive verb

To lay down or leave behind by a natural process. intransitive verb

To give over or entrust for safekeeping. intransitive verb

To put (money) in a bank or financial account. intransitive verb

To give as partial payment or security. intransitive verb

To become deposited; settle. intransitive verb

Something, such as money, that is entrusted for safekeeping, as in a bank. noun

The condition of being deposited. noun

A partial or initial payment of a cost or debt. noun

A sum of money given as security for an item acquired for temporary use. noun

A depository. noun

Something deposited, especially by a natural process, as. noun

A concentration of mineral matter or sediment in a layer, vein, or pocket. noun

An accumulation of organic or inorganic material, such as a lipid or mineral, in a body tissue, structure, or fluid. noun

A sediment or precipitate that has settled out of a solution. noun

A coating or crust left on a surface, as by evaporation or electrolysis. noun

To lay down; place; put: as, a crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand; soil deposited by a river.

To lay away; lay in a place for preservation or safe-keeping; store: as, to deposit goods in a warehouse.

To place for care or custody; lodge in trust; place: as, to deposit money in a bank; to deposit bonds or goods with a creditor as security.

Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems.

That which is placed anywhere, or in anyone's hands, for safekeeping; something entrusted to the care of another.

Money placed in an account.

Anything left behind on a surface.

A sum of money or other asset given as an initial payment, to show good faith, or to reserve something for purchase.

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

A place of deposit; a depository.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Deposit

The word "deposit" in example sentences

MUMBAI – State Bank of India late Thursday said it will increase interest rates on loans and a term deposit scheme with effect from Saturday, after its chairman hinted earlier in the day at a hike after the central bank's July monetary tightening. ❋ Sourav Mishra (2011)

You earn higher interest only on the period that the money was in the term deposit. ❋ Shefali Anand (2011)

Logically, then, the fed-funds rate will mechanically shadow the term deposit auction rate. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Since 2000, the daily correlation between the one-month Treasury repo rate and the fed-funds rate is nearly a perfect 1.0, meaning that the reverse repo strategy is functionally equivalent to the term deposit strategy. ❋ Unknown (2010)

He said more than 500 firms have registered for the term deposit facility and the New York Fed has added 58 money market funds as counterparties for reverse repurchase agreements.

"The use of reverse repos and the term deposit facility would together allow the Federal Reserve to drain hundreds of billions of dollars of reserves from the banking system quite quickly, should it choose to do so," Bernanke said. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The bank didn't have any problems giving us the loan because they were holding the term deposit as collateral. ❋ NotSoSimple (2010)

The migration of the term deposit had run smoothly, according to Batten. ❋ Ben Grubb (2010)

These can include early exit costs, demands to open a deposit account as well, and lower interest rates when the term deposit is renewed. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In our case, the term deposit actually paid more interest than the loan was charging. ❋ NotSoSimple (2010)

We think Bernanke will again stress that the discount rate increase and the test of a couple of new instruments like the term deposit facility and the reverse repos doesn't mean that monetary policy is oriented towards tightening. ❋ KBC Bank (2010)

Also, interest rates for floating rate deposit scheme will be 0. 25\% over the term deposit rates applicable in the relevant tenures for maturities of three years and above, the bank said. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The term deposit rates of major banks are in the range of 6. 5-8% for deposits of more than one-year maturity. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The term deposit facility achieves a similar purpose, but can be undertaken within the Fed's existing authority and does not require congressional approval. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The Fed proposed that the interest rate paid on the term deposit be set through an auction mechanism. ❋ Unknown (2009)

'Taking out the excess reserve using the two instruments I discussed, will not, by itself, reduce the amount of liquid assets and hence will not undo those effects,' Sack said, referring to reverse repos and the term deposit facility. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The interest rate on floating rate deposit scheme will be 0.25 per cent over the term deposit rates applicable for the relevant tenures of deposits for maturities of three years and above (anchor rate); on the day the deposit is made.

The interest rate on the loans and the term deposit will be reviewed weekly, but will always be the same. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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