1. depository

noun. ['dɪˈpɑːzəˌtɔri'] a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping.


  • storehouse
  • lost-and-found
  • storage space
  • installation
  • facility
  • archive
  • bank
  • depot
  • museum
  • sperm bank
  • library
  • store
  • depositary
  • treasury
  • repertory
  • repository
  • bank building
  • entrepot
  • deposit
  • drop
  • storage


  • finish
  • unskillfulness
  • effortfulness
  • mistrust


  • depositorium (Latin)
  • depositum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Depository

  • repository

Sentences with depository

1. Noun, singular or mass
Foreign companies that cross-list in the United States of America do so through American depository receipts.

Quotes about depository

1. 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 by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson