Definition of Repository

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




2. Noun. A person to whom a secret is entrusted.
Exact synonyms: Secretary
Generic synonyms: Confidant, Intimate

3. Noun. A burial vault (usually for some famous person).
Exact synonyms: Monument
Generic synonyms: Burial Chamber, Sepulcher, Sepulchre, Sepulture
Derivative terms: Monumental

Definition of Repository

1. n. A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for safety or preservation; a depository.

Definition of Repository

1. Noun. a location for storage, often for safety or preservation ¹

2. Noun. a burial vault ¹

3. Noun. a person to whom a secret is entrusted ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repository

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repository

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reposing
reposit
reposited
repositing
reposition
repositionable
repositioned
repositioner
repositioners
repositioning
repositionings
repositions
repositor
repositories
repository (current term)
reposits
repossess
repossessed
repossesses
repossessing
repossession
repossessions
repossessor
repossessors
repost
reposted
reposting
reposts
reposure

Literary usage of Repository

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1895)
"Ss id; to Bernard Rawlins for leading the repository, 1407«. ; to removing rubbish from the repository, V'- I3S 3<^; to John Dewe for work about the ..."

2. Societal Value of Geologic Maps by Richard L. Bernknopf (1994)
"ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS Waste repository Siting Issue: How does geologic map information help select the threshold level of acceptable risk in siting a waste ..."

3. State Responses to Serious & Violent Juvenile Crime by Patricia Torbet, Richard Gable, Imogene Montgomery (1996)
"Centralized repository of Juvenile Record Histories/Fingerprinting and Photographing Statewide central repositories of criminal history records have existed ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"... and co-operated from 1740 with Josiah Owen [qv] in the policy of depriving the meeting of any function of religious supervision (Monthly repository, ..."

5. The Life of W. J. Fox: Public Teacher & Social Reformer, 1786-1864 by Richard Garnett, Edward Garnett (1910)
"This was The Monthly repository, long the property and official organ of the British and Foreign Unitarian Association. It had been established in 1805 by ..."

6. The Life of W. J. Fox: Public Teacher & Social Reformer, 1786-1864 by Richard Garnett, Edward Garnett (1910)
"This was The Monthly repository, long the property and official organ of the British and Foreign Unitarian Association. It had been established in 1805 by ..."

7. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1883)
"Should any horse or other property sent to this repository remain over one ... All horses, carriages, carts, &c., sent to this repository for sale remain at ..."

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