AskDefine | Define depository

Dictionary Definition

depository n : a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping [syn: deposit, repository]

User Contributed Dictionary



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

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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