Definitions for Repositoryrɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•pos•i•tor•yrɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(n.)(pl.)-tor•ies.

  1. a receptacle or place where things are deposited, stored, or offered for sale.

  2. an abundant source or supply.

  3. a burial place; sepulcher.

  4. a person to whom something is entrusted or confided.

Origin of repository:

1475–85; < LL repositōrium store, tomb, L: portable stand; see reposit , -tory2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depository, deposit, depositary, repository(noun)

    a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

  2. repository, secretary(noun)

    a person to whom a secret is entrusted

  3. repository, monument(noun)

    a burial vault (usually for some famous person)


  1. repository(Noun)

    a location for storage, often for safety or preservation

  2. repository(Noun)

    a burial vault

  3. repository(Noun)

    a person to whom a secret is entrusted

  4. Origin: From repositorium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repository(noun)

    a place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for safety or preservation; a depository

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