- 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 repert&omacron;rium, from Latin repertus, past participle of reper&imacron;re, to find out : re-, re- + par&imacron;re, to get, beget; see per&schwa;-1 in Indo-European roots.
from Latin repertus, the perfect passive participle of reperio