As nouns the difference between deposit and foreland
is that deposit
is sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material sometimes refers to ore or gems while foreland
is a headland.
As a verb deposit
is to lay down; to place; to put.
Sediment or rock that is not native to its present location or is different from the surrounding material. Sometimes refers to ore or gems.
That which is placed anywhere, or in anyone's hands, for safekeeping; something entrusted to the care of another.
(banking) Money placed in an account.
Anything left behind on a surface.
- a mineral deposit
(finance) A sum of money or other asset given as an initial payment, to show good faith, or to reserve something for purchase.
- a deposit of seaweed on the shore
A sum of money given as a security for a borrowed item, which will be given back when the item is returned, e.g. a bottle deposit or can deposit
A place of deposit; a depository.
- They put a deposit on the apartment.
* security deposit
* bottle deposit
* can deposit
To lay down; to place; to put.
- A crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand.
* Jeremy Taylor
- The waters deposited a rich alluvium.
To lay up or away for safekeeping; to put up; to store.
- The fear is deposited in conscience.
To entrust one's assets to the care of another. Sometimes done as collateral.
To put money or funds into an account.
To lay aside; to rid oneself of.
- to deposit goods in a warehouse
(geology) In plate tectonics, the zone adjacent to a mountain chain where material eroded from it is deposited.