- a repository for useful things; storehouse
- the things stored; stock; collection
- the system of producing and presenting plays, operas, etc. engaged in by repertory theaters
Origin of repertoryLate Latin repertorium, an inventory from Classical Latin repertus, past participle of reperire, to find out, discover from re-, again + parere, to produce, invent, bear: see -parous
- A repertoire.
- a. A theater in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation.b. A repertory company.
- a. A place, such as a storehouse, where a stock of things is kept; a repository.b. Something stored in or as if in such a place; a stock or collection.
- Of or relating to a repertory company.
- Of or relating to an independent movie theater that shows a selected program of films usually including revivals.
Origin of repertoryLate Latin repertōrium from Latin repertus past participle of reperīre to find out re- re- parīre to get, beget ; see perə-1 in Indo-European roots.
from Latin repertus, the perfect passive participle of reperio