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ENG101: Learn One Word Daily

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Learn One Word Daily
ENG101: Learn One Word Daily

WORD FOR TODAY

The word for today is “DEPOSE”

MEANING: Depose means to remove from a throne or other high position.

  • It also means to remove from a post or office forcefully and suddenly.

Pronunciation: di-POZ

Transcription: \ di-ˈpōz \

Examples:

  • Before he could make the trip, however, he was deposed by the May 27 military coup.
  • Nevertheless, John realized that not all tyrants could be peaceably overcome and offered specific advice about deposing them by force.
  • A military junta deposed the dictator after he had bankrupted the country.
  • She was nervous when the time to depose before the jury finally arrived.

 

SYNONYMS: Overthrow, Oust, Topple, And Remove.

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