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1. repository

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • finish
  • unskillfulness
  • effortfulness
  • mistrust

Etymology

  • repositorium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Repository

  • depository

Example sentences of the word repository


1. Noun, singular or mass
Connected students can access a vast repository of resources for both education and entertainment.

Quotes containing the word repository


1. It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.
- Bruce Beresford

2. A mouth of no distinction but well practiced, before I entered my teens, in irony. For what is irony but the repository of hurt? And what is hurt but the repository of hope?
- Joyce Carol Oates, Faithless: Tales of Transgression

3. A lot of people, because of my contempt for the false consolations of religion, think of me as a symbolic public opponent of that in extremis. And sometimes that makes me feel a bit alarmed, to be the repository of other people's hope.
- Christopher Hitchens

2. repository

noun. ['riːˈpɑːzəˌtɔri'] a person to whom a secret is entrusted.

Synonyms

  • confidant
  • intimate

Antonyms

  • volatile storage
  • software
  • non-volatile storage

Etymology

  • repositorium (Latin)

3. repository

noun. ['riːˈpɑːzəˌtɔri'] a burial vault (usually for some famous person).

Synonyms

  • sepulchre
  • sepulcher
  • burial chamber
  • sepulture

Antonyms

  • disbelieve
  • withdraw
  • take
  • uncover

Etymology

  • repositorium (Latin)
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