from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One entrusted with something for preservation or safekeeping.
- n. A depository.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Acting as the trusted recipient of a deposit
- n. One who receives a deposit in trust
- n. A place where deposits are kept
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One with whom anything is lodged in the trust; one who receives a deposit; -- the correlative of depositor.
- n. A storehouse; a depository.
- n. One to whom goods are bailed, to be kept for the bailor without a recompense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of deposit; receiving deposits: said of banks.
- n. A person with whom anything is left or lodged in trust; one to whom a thing is committed for safekeeping, or to be used for the benefit of the owner; a trustee; a guardian. Also depository.
- n. In law, a bailee of personal property, to be kept by him for the bailor without recompense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
From Late Latin depositarius (Wiktionary)