Definition of Depositary

1. Noun. A facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping.




Definition of Depositary

1. n. One with whom anything is lodged in the trust; one who receives a deposit; -- the correlative of depositor.

Definition of Depositary

1. Adjective. Acting as the trusted recipient of a deposit ¹

2. Noun. One who receives a deposit in trust ¹

3. Noun. A place where deposits are kept ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depositary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depositary

deposable
deposal
deposals
depose
deposed
deposer
deposers
deposes
deposing
deposit
deposit account
deposit box
deposit contract
deposit interest retention tax
depositaries
depositary (current term)
depositary receipt
deposite
deposited
depositee
depositees
depositing
deposition
depositional
depositions
depositor
depositories
depositors
depository
depository financial institution

Literary usage of Depositary

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"He produced the assignment duly executed by the original owners, directing the depositary to pay the amount to the assignees when collected at the proper ..."

2. Commentaries on the Law of Bailments: With Illustrations from the Civil and by Joseph Story, James Schouler (1878)
"Whether depositary has a Special Property in the Deposit, or may maintain an Action for ... Obligation of depositary. 97. In what state to be restored. ..."

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