American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A place where something is deposited, as for storage or safekeeping; a repository.
- n. A trustee; a depositary.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where anything is lodged for safe keeping: as, a warehouse is a depository for goods.
- n. [Prop. depositary.] A person to whom a thing is intrusted for safe-keeping; a depositary.
- n. A place where something is deposited, as for storage, safekeeping, or preservation; a repository.
- n. A trustee; a depositary.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A place where anything is deposited for sale or keeping
- n. One with whom something is deposited; a depositary.
- n. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
- From Medieval Latin depositorium, from Latin depositum, past participle of depono (Wiktionary)
“Usually it turns out the that the book depository is cheapest, but not always.”
“Friday to avoid releasing them when U.S. markets, which offer trading in American depository receipts of European banks, are still open.”
“But Bagram has evolved into a quasi-Guantanamo, acting as a longer-term depository for holding detainees, so the distinction is less and less compelling.”
“He added that the recent decline in Cognizant's stock price was due to the overall weakness in the Indian stock market and in American depository receipts ADRs of Indian IT services companies.”
“We are committed to pursuing long-term depository relationships and providing our customers a safe and convenient place to borrow prudently and make investment in depository products.”
“One such depository is First State Depository in Wilmington Delaware.”
“This whole dressing up as that washed-out old sperm depository is so old and broken, that whenever I see the final outcome -- yes, the pic where the * celebrity* is standing over a grate and the wind is blowing her dress up -- I just want to grab the picture, get a big mouthful of spit and hork a stream so violent that it tears the page from the magazine, the page flies back in my face and I get so frustrated I punch my flaccid cock in its stupid limp head.”
“I’ll pass the word: Liberty Universities’ scholarly depository is right up there with Stanford.”
“The ascension of Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, as Senate majority leader, and President Obama’s campaign promise to stop the Yucca Mountain depository and look for alternatives may finally settle the question.”
“Business already is good for a Wilmington, Delaware bullion and rare coin depository that opened three years ago, but it’s expected to be even better in the weeks ahead now that a major New York City bank depository has told many of its customers to remove their valuables.”
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