- a place where something is deposited or stored, as for safekeeping: the night depository of a bank.
- a depositary; trustee.
- of or relating to a depository or depositories: the depository role of a bank.
Origin of depository
Related Words for depositorycache, repository, storehouse, repertory, museum, safe, arsenal, collection, gallery, magazine, store, vault, warehouse, bunker, tomb, depot, archive, bank
Examples from the Web for depository
Contemporary Examples of depository
Specifically, the Banking Integrity Act would separate commercial (depository) and investment banking companies.Bring Back That Wall!
December 16, 2009
Historical Examples of depository
You have Blanktown, then, as the depository of Celia's fortune.
So we were, Tony,—so is every man that is the depository of a certain power.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
My groom, however, thought it might be useful as a depository of barley in the stable!Byeways in Palestine
She is to be the depository of all his secrets, and the recipient of all his thoughts.Kept in the Dark
A depository is a place where things are or may be put away for safe keeping.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
- a store, such as a warehouse, for furniture, valuables, etc; repository
- a variant spelling of depositary (def. 1)