Definitions

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  • n. A person who makes a deposit, especially a deposit of money in a bank

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes a deposit, especially of money in a bank; -- the correlative of depository.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes a deposit; specifically, one who deposits money in a bank.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who has deposited money in a bank or similar institution

Etymologies

deposit +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For example, a big bank has been required to keep a higher level of cash reserves than a small bank, although the risk to the depositor is obviously in the other direction.

    Different Drummers

  • A gratuitous deposit for the sole benefit of the depositor is a much stronger case for the denial of these remedies to the depositary; yet we have a decision by the full court, in which Lord Ellenborough also took part, that a depositary has case, the reasoning implying that a fortiori a borrower would have trespass.

    The Common Law

  • The Treasury also seemed to create a potential loophole in regard to the Vickers recommendation that ordinary depositors should be first in the queue to get their money if a bank were to go bust, a so-called "depositor preference" rule.

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  • By law, the depositor is the one responsible for any deposits he makes, so unfortunately you're stuck with the bill.

    Consumerist

  • He takes the bowl of batter into a machine called the depositor, which uses a little telescoping rod to cut and plunge rounds of the stuff into two side-by-side deep fryers filled with bubbling oil.

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  • So, our depositor is our best one in our business.

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  • Notice that the note of the depositor (see #7 above) and the note of the borrower both said exactly the same thing (except the names of the "depositor" is changed) and both could be used in exactly the same way -- to buy goods and services.

    How did Paper Money come to be?

  • And while Lehman and Bear Stearns, as investment banks, aren't subject to the same kind of depositor panic, the flight from those firms by other dealers was akin to the panic faced by commercial banks.

    Rich Investors Blame Advisers

  • a certified check written by the Recording Angel on my conscience for that amount, passed to my credit in the bank where thieves break not through nor steal, -- it being no more accessible to them than to the depositor, which is a comfort to the latter.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 78, April, 1864

  • Some additional powers have already been identified, such as depositor protection, and others were still to be discussed, such as the level of global regulation.

    This Is Guernsey

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