1. archive

noun. ['ˈɑːrˌkaɪv'] a depository containing historical records and documents.


  • chancery
  • deposit
  • depository
  • depositary


  • dislodge
  • nonpayment
  • withdraw
  • take


  • archive (French)
  • archivum (Latin)
  • archives (French)

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Rhymes with Archive

  • nosedive
  • overdrive

How do you pronounce archive?

Pronounce archive as ˈɑrˌkaɪv.

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Sentences with archive

1. Adjective
Extract the image from the archive and burn it to a blank CD.

2. Verb, base form
This will allow WinRAR both to archive and extract the ISO or.iso file type.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The .zip file is a compressed archive of the executable that you'll need to unzip before installing.

Quotes about archive

1. My library is an archive of longings.
- Susan Sontag, As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

2. For me, it does not 'miss' if (the Potteries Thinkbelt study) goes into the archive, not as an example of how railway carriages can be used for teaching, but as one of the most powerful question marks ever placed against the architecture of university education.
- Roy Landau, The Square Book

2. archive

verb. ['ˈɑːrˌkaɪv'] put into an archive.


  • pull in
  • file away


  • give
  • undue
  • break even


  • archive (French)
  • archivum (Latin)
  • archives (French)