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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping;
[syn: depository, deposit, depositary, repository]

2. a person to whom a secret is entrusted;
[syn: repository, secretary]

3. a burial vault (usually for some famous person);
[syn: repository, monument]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Receptacle \Re*cep"ta*cle\ (r[-e]*s[e^]p"t[.a]*k'l), n. [F. r['e]ceptacle, L. receptaculum, fr. receptare, v. intens. fr. recipere to receive. See Receive.] 1. That which serves, or is used, for receiving and containing something, as for examople, a basket, a vase, a bag, a reservoir; a repository. [1913 Webster] O sacred receptacle of my joys! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) The apex of the flower stalk, from which the organs of the flower grow, or into which they are inserted. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary. (b) The dilated apex of a pedicel which serves as a common support to a head of flowers. (c) An intercellular cavity containing oil or resin or other matters. (d) A special branch which bears the fructification in many cryptogamous plants. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Repository \Re*pos"i*to*ry\ (r[-e]*p[o^]z"[i^]*t[-o]*r[y^]), n. [L. repositorium, repostorium: cf. OF. repositoire.] A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for safety or preservation; a depository. --Locke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

repository n 1: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping [syn: depository, deposit, depositary, repository] 2: a person to whom a secret is entrusted [syn: repository, secretary] 3: a burial vault (usually for some famous person) [syn: repository, monument]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

110 Moby Thesaurus words for "repository": Fort Knox, acquaintance, advocate, alter ego, archives, armory, arsenal, attic, backer, bank, basement, bay, best friend, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, bosom friend, box, brother, bunker, bursary, buttery, cargo dock, cash register, cashbox, casual acquaintance, cellar, chest, close acquaintance, close friend, closet, coffer, coin box, confidant, confidante, conservatory, crate, crib, cupboard, depository, depot, dock, drawer, dump, exchequer, familiar, favorer, fellow, fellow creature, fellowman, fisc, friend, glory hole, godown, gold depository, hold, hutch, inseparable friend, intimate, library, locker, lover, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin, magazine, money chest, neighbor, other self, partisan, penny bank, pickup, piggy bank, pork barrel, public crib, public till, public treasury, public trough, rack, repertory, reservoir, rick, safe, safe-deposit box, shelf, stack, stack room, stock room, storage, store, storehouse, storeroom, strong room, strongbox, subtreasury, supply base, supply depot, supporter, sympathizer, tank, till, treasure house, treasure room, treasure-house, treasury, vat, vault, warehouse, well-wisher, wine cellar
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

repository 1. See data dictionary. 2. The core of a CASE tool, typically a DBMS where all development documents are stored. (1999-04-27)