Repository - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpɑːzətɔːri|  American pronunciation of the word repository
Brit.  |rɪˈpɒzɪt(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word repository


- a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping (syn: deposit, depositary, depository)
- a person to whom a secret is entrusted (syn: secretary)
- a burial vault (usually for some famous person) (syn: monument)


He is the repository of many secrets.

She is the repository of her family's history.

Bob is a repository of football statistics.

a fire-proof repository for government papers

they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn

Word forms

singular: repository
plural: repositories
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