deposit etymology

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

Detailed word origin of deposit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 (fra) (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 (eng) (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 [...]

Words with the same origin as deposit

Descendants of de-
debt decide decision delicate delicious demand deny deputy describe description desert deserve design designed desire desperate despite dessert destroy destruction detective dick due duty still
Descendants of pausa
expose exposure pause pose proposal propose proposition suppose