Definition of "depot" []

  • A railroad or bus station. (noun)
  • A warehouse or storehouse. (noun)
  • A storage installation for military equipment and supplies. (noun)
  • A station for assembling military recruits and forwarding them to active units. (noun)
  • A storehouse or warehouse (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A store for supplies (noun)
  • A training and holding centre for recruits and replacements (noun)
  • A building used for the storage and servicing of buses or railway engines (noun)
  • A bus or railway station (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • (of a drug or drug dose) designed for gradual release from the site of an injection so as to act over a long period (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "depot" in a sentence
  • "Read on and imagine a future Beachwood that could include an historic downtown with wider sidewalks, benches, streetlights, native trees and a bike path leading straight off the county rail trail from a rebuilt borough train depot/rail trail visitor center to the waterfront docks, beach and Mayo Park."
  • "Today the site of the depot is partly occupied by an industrial estate, but there are remains to explore."
  • "Early Tuesday evening, after Spooky and I picked Sonya up at the train depot, the three of us stopped off at Myopic Books in Wayland Square."