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Deposition vs. Disposition

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Wikipedia
  • Deposition (noun)

    The removal of someone from office.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The transformation of a gas into a solid without an intermediate liquid phase (reverse of sublimation)

  • Deposition (noun)

    The formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feast day commemorating it.

  • Disposition (noun)

    The arrangement or placement of certain things.

    "The scouts reported on the disposition of the enemy troops."

  • Disposition (noun)

    Tendency or inclination under given circumstances.

    "I have little disposition now to do as you say."

    "Salt has a disposition to dissolve in water."

  • Disposition (noun)

    Temperamental makeup or habitual mood.

    "She has a sunny disposition."

    "He has such a foul disposition."

  • Disposition (noun)

    Control over something.

    "You will have full disposition of these funds."

  • Disposition (noun)

    Transfer or relinquishment to the care or possession of another.

    "The court ordered the disposition of all assets."

    "assignment|conveyance"

  • Disposition (noun)

    Final decision or settlement.

    "The disposition of the case will be announced tomorrow."

  • Disposition (noun)

    The destination of a patient after medical treatment such as surgery.

    "The patient was given a disposition for outpatient care."

  • Disposition (noun)

    The set of choirs of strings on a harpsichord.

    "This small harpsichord has a 1 x 4' disposition."

  • Disposition (verb)

    To remove or place in a different position.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Deposition (noun)

    The act of depositing or deposing; the act of laying down or thrown down; precipitation.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The act of bringing before the mind; presentation.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The act of setting aside a sovereign or a public officer; deprivation of authority and dignity; displacement; removal.

  • Deposition (noun)

    That which is deposited; matter laid or thrown down; sediment; alluvial matter; as, banks are sometimes depositions of alluvial matter.

  • Deposition (noun)

    An opinion, example, or statement, laid down or asserted; a declaration.

  • Deposition (noun)

    The act of laying down one's testimony in writing; also, testimony laid or taken down in writing, under oath or affirmation, before some competent officer, and in reply to interrogatories and cross-interrogatories.

  • Disposition (noun)

    The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.

  • Disposition (noun)

    The state or the manner of being disposed or arranged; distribution; arrangement; order; as, the disposition of the trees in an orchard; the disposition of the several parts of an edifice.

  • Disposition (noun)

    Tendency to any action or state resulting from natural constitution; nature; quality; as, a disposition in plants to grow in a direction upward; a disposition in bodies to putrefaction.

  • Disposition (noun)

    Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.

  • Disposition (noun)

    Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind.

  • Disposition (noun)

    Mood; humor.

Webster Dictionary
  • Deposition (noun)

    the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

  • Deposition (noun)

    (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually done in a lawyer's office

  • Deposition (noun)

    the act of putting something somewhere

  • Deposition (noun)

    the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

  • Disposition (noun)

    your usual mood;

    "he has a happy disposition"

  • Disposition (noun)

    the act or means of getting rid of something

  • Disposition (noun)

    an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others;

    "he had an inclination to give up too easily"

    "a tendency to be too strict"

  • Disposition (noun)

    a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing;

    "a swelling with a disposition to rupture"

Princeton's WordNet

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