Depot meaning

dēpō, dĕpō
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A railroad or bus station.
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A warehouse or storehouse.
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A storehouse; warehouse.
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A mass of a drug or other substance that has been injected into the body and is gradually absorbed into the surrounding tissue over time.
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A storage facility, in particular, a warehouse.
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(US) A bus or railway station.
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A place where military recruits are assembled before being sent to active units.
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(card games) The tableau; the area where cards can be arranged in solitaire or patience games.
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The definition of a depot is a terminal or storage station, or a place where buses and trains come.

A central hub or central station for storing goods is an example of a depot.

The area where buses and trains all come to pick up passengers is an example of a depot.

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A railroad or bus station: originally used of a freight station.
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Origin of depot

  • French dépôt from Old French depost from Latin dēpositum something deposited from neuter past participle of dēpōnere to put down, deposit depone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French dépôt, from Old French depost, from Medieval Latin dēpositum, from Latin, participle of dēpōnō, dēpōnere.

    From Wiktionary