noun, plural de·pos·i·to·ries.
- a place where something is deposited or stored, as for safekeeping: the night depository of a bank.
- a depositary; trustee.
- of or relating to a depository or depositories: the depository role of a bank.
noun plural -ries
- a store, such as a warehouse, for furniture, valuables, etc; repository
- a variant spelling of depositary (def. 1)
“place where things are deposited,” 1750, from Medieval Latin depositorium, from deposit-, past participle stem of Latin deponere (see deposit (v.)) + -orium (see -ory).