- one to whom anything is given in trust.
- depository(def 1).
Origin of depositary
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Examples from the Web for depositary
She becomes, in reality, less a discoverer than a depositary of secrets.The Fortunes Of Glencore
Charles James Lever
She has not made you the depositary of any other confidences?The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
I became the depositary of his secrets and the mover of his counsels.The Pacha of Many Tales
Paul was not only the depositary of the divine counsels, but also of divine affections.Elijah the Tishbite
C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
It is a secret which does not belong to me, and of which I am only the depositary.The Indian Scout
- a person or group to whom something is entrusted for safety or preservation
- a variant spelling of depository (def. 1)
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