verb tr.: 1. To remove from a high office or throne suddenly and forcefully.
2. To examine under oath.
verb intr.: To give testimony.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French deposer, from Latin deponere (to testify, to put down), from de- + ponere (to put). Ultimately from the Indo-European root apo- (off or away), which also gave us after, off, awkward, post, puny, repose, pungle, apropos, and apposite. Earliest documented use: 1300.
The word depose is often used in another form, depone; the noun forms are deposer or deponent.

DEDOSE - administer Narcan®

DÉPOUSE - get a divorce in Paris

DEOPOSE - God sits for his portrait in the Sistine Chapel