depository


depository
de·pos·i·to·ry /di-'pä-zə-ˌtōr-ē/ n pl -ries
1: a place where something is deposited esp. for safekeeping
night depository; specif: a bank chosen for the depositing of government funds

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

depository
I noun apotheca, archives, bunker, cache, catchall, coffer, collection, container, depot, hold, holder, magazine, place for safe keeping, place of deposit, receptacle, receptaculum, repertory, repository, reservoir, safe, safe-deposit box, storage, store, storehouse, vault, warehouse associated concepts: depository box, legal depository, reservoir II index arsenal, bank, cache (storage place), catchall, coffer, repository, reserve, store (depository), treasury

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


depository
The place where a deposit is placed and kept, e.g., a bank, savings and loan institution, credit union, or trust company. A place where something is deposited or stored as for safekeeping or convenience, e.g., a safety deposit box.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


depository
The place where a deposit is placed and kept, e.g., a bank, savings and loan institution, credit union, or trust company. A place where something is deposited or stored as for safekeeping or convenience, e.g., a safety deposit box.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Depository — De*pos i*to*ry ( t[ o]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Depositories} ( r[i^]z). 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. One with whom… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depository — place where things are deposited, 1750, from M.L. depositorium, from deposit , pp. stem of L. deponere (see DEPOSIT (Cf. deposit)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • depository — [n] storage place archive, arsenal, bank, bunker, cache, collection, depot, gallery, magazine, museum, repertory, repository, safe, safe deposit box, store, storehouse, tomb, vault, warehouse; concept 435 …   New thesaurus

  • depository — ► NOUN (pl. depositories) 1) a place where things are stored. 2) variant spelling of DEPOSITARY(Cf. ↑depositary) …   English terms dictionary

  • depository — [dē päz′ə tôr΄ē, dipäz′ə tôr΄ē] n. pl. depositories [LL depositorium: see DEPOSIT] 1. a place where things are put for safekeeping; storehouse 2. a trustee; depositary …   English World dictionary

  • depository — Institution responsible for safekeeping securities and ensuring that the decisions made by fund managers are lawful. A depository can delegate some of its functions, notably the safekeeping function, on a contractual basis to another institution… …   Financial and business terms

  • depository — /di poz i tawr ee, tohr ee/, n., pl. depositories. 1. a place where something is deposited or stored, as for safekeeping: the night depository of a bank. 2. a depositary; trustee. adj. 3. of or pertaining to a depository or depositories: the… …   Universalium

  • Depository — On the simplest level, depository is used to refer to any place where something is deposited for storage or security purposes. More specifically, it can refer to a company, bank or an institution that holds and facilitates the exchange of… …   Investment dictionary

  • depository — [[t]dɪpɒ̱zɪtəri[/t]] depositories N COUNT A depository is a place where objects can be stored safely. They have 2,500 tons of paper stored in their depository …   English dictionary

  • depository — UK [dɪˈpɒzɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [dɪˈpɑzɪˌtɔrɪ] noun [countable] Word forms depository : singular depository plural depositories a place where something is stored …   English dictionary


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