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depot Explained

depot at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


depot at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1795, "warehouse," from Fr. d?p?t "a deposit, place of deposit," from O.Fr. depost "a deposit or pledge," from L. depositum "a deposit," neut. pp. of deponere "lay aside" (see deposit). Military sense is from 1798; meaning "railway station" is first recorded 1842, Amer.Eng. ///

depot at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1700-1800; Language: French; Origin: dep[hA175]t, from Latin depositus; DEPOSIT2]//
1 a place where goods are stored until they are needed: --the company's distribution depot // --a fuel storage depot //
2 bus/tram etc depot: BrE a place where buses etc are kept and repaired//
3 AmE a railway station or bus station, especially a small one:

depot at German => English Of Explained:

securities deposit account

depot at German => English Of Explained:


dépot at French => English Of Explained:


dépôt at French => English Of Explained:


depot at Indonesian => English Of Explained:

refreshment stand

depot at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "depot":
archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin,
bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, bunker, buttery, cargo dock,
cellar, chest, closet, conservatory, crate, crib, cupboard,
depository, dock, drawer, dump, exchequer, glory hole, godown,
hold, hutch, library, locker, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin,
magazine, rack, repertory, repository, reservoir, rick, shelf,
stack, stack room, stock room, storage, store, storehouse,
storeroom, supply base, supply depot, tank, terminal, terminus,
treasure house, treasure room, treasury, vat, vault, warehouse,
wine cellar

Depot at German => English Of Explained:

Depot [deːpoː]nsn
securities deposit account

depot at Dutch => English Of Explained:

depot [depo]
affiliate, affiliation, branch

depot at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Focus): focus, point of convergence, center, gathering place, haunt, retreat, venue, rendezvous, rallying point, headquarters, home, club, depot, store, trysting place, meeting place.

depot at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 a place where large amounts of food, goods or equipment are stored:
an arms depot
2 (BrE) a place where vehicles, for example, buses are kept and repaired
3 (AmE) a small station where trains or buses stop

Depot at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Depot \De"pot\ (d[=e]"p[-o]; French d[asl]*p[=o]"; 277), n. [F.
d['e]p[^o]t, OF. depost, fr. L. depositum a deposit. See
{Deposit}, n.]
1. A place of deposit for the storing of goods; a warehouse;
a storehouse.

The islands of Guernsey and Jersey are at present
the great depots of this kingdom. --Brit. Critic

2. (Mil.)
(a) A military station where stores and provisions are
kept, or where recruits are assembled and drilled.
(b) (Eng. & France) The headquarters of a regiment, where
all supplies are received and distributed, recruits
are assembled and instructed, infirm or disabled
soldiers are taken care of, and all the wants of the
regiment are provided for.

3. A railway station; a building for the accommodation and
protection of railway passengers or freight. [U. S.]

Syn: See {Station}.

depot at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers
or goods [syn: {terminal}, {terminus}]
2: a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the
docks" [syn: {storehouse}, {entrepot}, {storage}, {store}]

depot at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Depot|dépôt



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈdɛpəʊ/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈdiːpoʊ/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-depot.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛpəʊ


    From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » dépôt|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » depost|lang=fro, from Inter: etyl » ML dēpositum, from Inter: etyl » la, participle of Inter: term » depono|dēpōnō, dēpōnere|lang=la.


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • a warehouse or similar storage facility
    1. Inter: U » S a bus or railway station
    2. a place where military recruits are assembled before being sent to active units


      Inter: trans-top » a warehouse or similar storage facility

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|склад|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|varasto
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dépôt
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Depot|n
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|deposito|m
  • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|ard-hie|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|skład|m, Inter: t- » pl|hurtownia|f, Inter: t+ » pl|magazyn|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|depósito|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|склад|m|tr=sklad|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|база|f|tr=báza|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|хранилище|n|tr=xranílišče|sc=Cyrl
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|depo

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a bus or railway station
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|депо|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|asema
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|stacja|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|estação|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|автовокзал|m|tr=avtovokzál|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|депо|n|tr=dɛpó|sc=Cyrl Inter: indeclinabl » e (place for accommodating buses or trains)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a place where military recruits are assembled before being sent to active units
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|военнопленнически лагер

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: kutsuntapaikka

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    * opted
    • poted
    • toped



    Inter: nl-noun » f|g2=m|depots|depotje
  • a depot, a storage warehouse
    1. a compound

    Translation: et » depot
    Translation: eo » depot
    Translation: fa » depot
    Translation: fr » depot
    Translation: ko » depot
    Translation: io » depot
    Translation: id » depot
    Translation: kn » depot
    Translation: sw » depot
    Translation: hu » depot
    Translation: mg » depot
    Translation: ml » depot
    Translation: my » depot
    Translation: nl » depot
    Translation: pl » depot
    Translation: fi » depot
    Translation: sv » depot
    Translation: ta » depot
    Translation: tr » depot
    Translation: vi » depot
    Translation: zh » depot

  • Depot at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » depot|dépôt


    Inter: wikipedia » lang=de


    From Inter: etyl » fr|de Inter: term » dépôt|lang=fr


    * Inter: audio » De-Depot.ogg|Audio


    Inter: de-noun » n|Depots|Depots
  • depot, repository
    1. Inter: context » banking|lang=de deposit, depository

    Translation: de » Depot
    Translation: ko » Depot
    Translation: kn » Depot
    Translation: ku » Depot
    Translation: hu » Depot
    Translation: mg » Depot
    Translation: pl » Depot
    Translation: fi » Depot
    Translation: sv » Depot
    Translation: tl » Depot
    Translation: zh » Depot

  • dépôt at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » depot|Depot



    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: rare spelling of » depot
    1. 1864, James Parton, General Butler in New Orleans, Mason Brothers; Chapter III, page #67:
    2. : Not less prompt were the Third and Eighth regiments, for they began to arrive in Boston as early as nine, each company welcomed at the dépôt by applauding thousands.

    Category: Category - :English rare forms|depot
    Category: Category - :English terms spelled with É|depot
    Category: Category - :English terms spelled with Ô|depot



    * Inter: IPA » /de.po/|lang=fr
    • Inter: audio » Fr-dépôt.ogg|Audio


      Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=depot

  • warehouse, store, depot
    1. act of depositing, act of placing
    2. deposit Inter: gloss » object being deposited
    3. registration, proposal
    4. : Aujourdhui est le dernier jour de dépôt des candidatures.'' — Today is the last day for registering candidacy.
    5. Inter: bankin » g deposit
    6. Inter: geolog » y deposit

    Translation: de » dépôt
    Translation: et » dépôt
    Translation: el » dépôt
    Translation: es » dépôt
    Translation: fr » dépôt
    Translation: ko » dépôt
    Translation: io » dépôt
    Translation: id » dépôt
    Translation: ku » dépôt
    Translation: mg » dépôt
    Translation: nl » dépôt
    Translation: pl » dépôt
    Translation: pt » dépôt
    Translation: ru » dépôt
    Translation: fi » dépôt
    Translation: vi » dépôt

  • dépot at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: rfe » lang=roa-grn


    Inter: roa-grn-noun » m|sort=depot
  • dump, tip