Definitions for DEPOTˈdi poʊ; Mil. or Brit. ˈdɛp oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•potˈdi poʊ; Mil. or Brit. ˈdɛp oʊ(n.)

  1. a railroad or bus station.

    Category: Railroads, Transportation

  2. a place in which supplies are stored for distribution. a place where military recruits are given basic training.

Origin of depot:

1785–95; < F

Princeton's WordNet

  1. terminal, terminus, depot(noun)

    station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

  2. storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store(noun)

    a depository for goods

    "storehouses were built close to the docks"

Wiktionary

  1. depot(Noun)

    a warehouse or similar storage facility

  2. depot(Noun)

    a bus or railway station

  3. depot(Noun)

    a place where military recruits are assembled before being sent to active units

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depot(noun)

    a place of deposit for the storing of goods; a warehouse; a storehouse

  2. Depot(noun)

    a military station where stores and provisions are kept, or where recruits are assembled and drilled

  3. Depot(noun)

    the headquarters of a regiment, where all supplies are received and distributed, recruits are assembled and instructed, infirm or disabled soldiers are taken care of, and all the wants of the regiment are provided for

  4. Depot(noun)

    a railway station; a building for the accommodation and protection of railway passengers or freight

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. depot

    An activity for the receipt, classification, storage, accounting, issue, maintenance, procurement, manufacture, assembly, research, salvage, or disposal of


Translations for DEPOT

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

depot(noun)

a central warehouse where large amount of food, goods or equipment are stored

freight depot; oil storage depot.

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