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deponent definition

  • adjective:
    • Grammar Being a verb of energetic definition but passive or middle type, as specific Latin and Greek verbs.
    • Having passive type (that is, conjugating such as the passive vocals), but a working definition. (Such verbs, originally reflexive, are thought having laid aside their particular passive meanings.) These include sequor and loquor (confer the sounding Latin deponent verbs)
    • Having a passive type with an energetic meaning, as specific latin and Greek verbs.
    • Grammar becoming a verb of energetic definition but passive or center type, as particular Latin and Greek verbs.
    • Having passive kind (this is certainly, conjugating like the passive sound), but a working meaning. (These types of verbs, initially reflexive, are believed to have laid aside their particular passive meanings.) For example sequor and loquor (confer the group of Latin deponent verbs)
    • Having a passive kind with an active definition, as certain latin and Greek verbs.
  • noun:
    • Grammar A deponent verb.
    • Law person who testifies under oath, particularly in writing.
    • A witness; especially one that gives information under oath, in a deposition regarding facts recognized to them.
    • A deponent verb.
    • person who deposes or testifies under oath; one that provides research; typically, one who testifies in writing.
    • A deponent verb.
    • In Latin grammar, a deponent verb.
    • one that deposes or tends to make a deposition, specially under oath; one that tends to make an affidavit; a person who provides written testimony to be used as research in a court of justice, or even for some other function. Abbreviated dpt.
    • an individual who testifies or offers a deposition
    • Grammar A deponent verb.
    • Law a person who testifies under oath, particularly in writing.
    • A witness; specially one who gives information under oath, in a deposition concerning details recognized to him or her.
    • A deponent verb.
    • person who deposes or testifies under oath; person who offers proof; generally, a person who testifies written down.
    • A deponent verb.
    • In Latin grammar, a deponent verb.
    • one that deposes or tends to make a deposition, especially under oath; one that makes an affidavit; person who offers written testimony to be used as evidence in a court of justice, or for other purpose. Abbreviated dpt.
    • a person who testifies or gives a deposition
  • others:
    • setting up.
    • Laying down.
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