(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. precipitate, sediment, dregs, lees; vein; pledge, payment, security. See remainder.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Money given as security]
Syn. down payment, security deposit, earnest money, partial payment; see collateral , security 2 .
2. [Sediment]
Syn. precipitate, silt, alluvium, film; see coat 3 , heap , sediment .
on deposit,
Syn. hoarded, stored, saved; see kept 2 , saved 2 .
1. [To lay down]
Syn. set down, put, put down, drop, insert; see also install , place 1 .
2. [To present money for safekeeping]
Syn. invest, amass, store, keep, stock up, bank, save, accumulate, hoard, collect, garner, treasure, lay away, put in the bank, entrust, enter in an account, commit, give in trust, transfer, deliver over, commit to custody, put for safekeeping, put aside for a rainy day, plump down*, come down with*, salt away*; see also accumulate 1 , save 3 .
Ant. spend*, withdraw, pay out.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
installment, down payment, security, pledge, warranty, collateral.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To put down, especially in layers, by a natural process: precipitate. See INCREASE. 2. To place (money) in a bank: bank2, lay away, salt away. Informal: sock away. See KEEP, MONEY. II noun 1. A partial or initial payment: down payment. See MONEY, PAY. 2. Matter that settles on a bottom or collects on a surface by a natural process: dreg (often used in plural), lees, precipitate, precipitation, sediment. See LEFTOVER.

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