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Definitions for Depository
dɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr ide·pos·i·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depository, deposit, depositary, repositorynoun

    a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping


  1. depositorynoun

    A place where something is deposited, as for storage, safekeeping or preservation; a repository.

  2. depositorynoun

    A trustee; a depositary.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Depositorynoun

    The place where any thing is lodged. Depositary is properly used of persons, and depository of places; but in the following example they are confounded.

    Etymology: from deposite.

    The Jews themselves are the depositories of all the prophecies which tend to their own confusion. Addison.


  1. depository

    A depository is a place, facility, or an institution where something is deposited or stored for safety, often used in context of valuable items, documents, or money. In terms of financial institutions, a depository is a place where securities or assets are placed for custody or safekeeping and may also offer related services like transaction settlements or transfers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depositorynoun

    a place where anything is deposited for sale or keeping; as, warehouse is a depository for goods; a clerk's office is a depository for records

  2. Depositorynoun

    one with whom something is deposited; a depositary

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Depository in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Depository in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Depository in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion.

  2. Marissa Nicosia:

    These manuscripts are a depository of women's knowledge at the time, central to a family's health and well-being.

  3. Kyle Biedermann:

    We have our own grid, we have our own gold depository, we have so many things that other states don't have, texas can lead, and these states can join with us and make our grievances heard in a stronger way.

  4. Sara Sendek:

    We are aware the website of the Federal Depository Library Program( FDLP) was defaced with pro-Iranian, anti-US messaging, at this time, there is no confirmation that this was the action of Iranian state-sponsored actors. The website was taken off line and is no longer accessible. CISA is monitoring the situation with FDLP and our federal partners.

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