Translation of "deposit" - English-German dictionary



an act of paying money as a guarantee that money which is or will be owed will be paid

die Anzahlung
We have put down a deposit on a house in the country.

the money put into a bank or paid as a guarantee in this way

die Einlage
We decided we could not afford to go on holiday and managed to get back the deposit which we had paid.

a quantity of solid matter that has settled at the bottom of a liquid, or is left behind by a liquid

die Ablagerung
The floodwater left a yellow deposit over everything.

a layer (of coal, iron etc) occurring naturally in rock

die Schicht
rich deposits of iron ore.

(Translation of “deposit” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)