Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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deposit +‎ -or

Examples

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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

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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.

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