deponent
de·po·nent /di-'pō-nənt/ n: a person who gives a deposition compare affiant, witness

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

deponent
I noun affiant, apprizer, attestant, attestator, attester, attestor, communicant, communicator, compurgator, enlightener, indicator, informant, informer, one who attests, one who bears witness, one who gives evidence, one who makes an affidavit, one who testifies under oath, party making an affidavit, reporter, swearer, teller, testifier, voucher, witness, witness who gives testimony associated concepts: witness II index affiant, affirmant, witness

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


deponent
n.
A witness who testifies at a deposition.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


deponent
a person who depones or gives evidence by deposition or by affidavit.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


deponent
Someone whose deposition is being taken.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Category: Working With a Lawyer

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


deponent
n. A person who, in connection with a litigation, makes a sworn statement, usually orally, in deposition; occasionally in a writing such as an affidavit.
See also affiant.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


deponent
An individual who, under oath or affirmation, gives out-of-court testimony in a deposition.
A deponent is someone who gives evidence or acts as a witness. The testimony of a deponent is written and carries the deponent's signature.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


deponent
An individual who, under oath or affirmation, gives out-of-court testimony in a deposition.
 
A deponent is someone who gives evidence or acts as a witness. The testimony of a deponent is written and carries the deponent's signature.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

deponent
n.
   a person testifying (stating answers in response to questions) at a deposition.
   See also: depose, deposition

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Synonyms:
(who makes oath to a written statement)


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  • déponent — déponent, ente [ depɔnɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • 1520; lat. deponens ♦ Se dit d un verbe latin à forme passive et sens actif. Conjugaison déponente. N. m. Un déponent. ● déponent nom masculin Verbe déponent. ● déponent, déponente adjectif (bas… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • deponent — de‧po‧nent [dɪˈpəʊnənt ǁ ˈpoʊ ] noun [countable] LAW someone who makes a statement in a court of law which they promise is true. A deponent can appear in court as a witness or make a written statement which is presented in court as evidence: • If …   Financial and business terms

  • Deponent — De*po nent, n. [L. deponenes, entis, laying down. See {Depone}, v. t.] 1. (Law) One who deposes or testifies under oath; one who gives evidence; usually, one who testifies in writing. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gr. & Lat. Gram.) A deponent verb. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deponent — Deponent, ne se dit que de certains verbes latins qui ont la signification active & la terminaison passive, & qui ont un participe de moins que les autres verbes. Ce verbe est un verbe deponent. Il est quelquefois substantif. C est un deponent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Deponent — may refer to: A person who makes a deposition Deponent verb, a verb active in meaning, but passive or middle in form This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led …   Wikipedia

  • déponent — DÉPONENT. adject. m. Terme de Grammaire, dont on se sert en parlant Des verbes Latins qui ont la signification active et la terminaison passive. Verbe déponent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • deponent — depònent (deponȅnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA bank. onaj koji nešto deponira (u sef, banku, imovinu i sl.); ulagač, pohranitelj ETIMOLOGIJA vidi depo …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • deponent — [dē pō′nənt, dipō′nənt] adj. [L deponens, prp. of deponere, to lay down, set down: see DEPOSE] Gram. designating any of those verbs in classical Latin and Greek having passive or middle voice forms and an active meaning n. 1. Gram. a deponent… …   English World dictionary

  • Deponent — De*po nent, a. [L. deponens, entis, laying down (its proper passive meaning), p. pr. of deponere: cf. F. d[ e]ponent. See {Depone}.] (Gram.) Having a passive form with an active meaning, as certain latin and Greek verbs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deponént — (lat.), der etwas niederlegt, Zeuge; deponieren, ablegen, niederlegen; in Verwahrung geben; gerichtlich aussagen (s. Deposition) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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