Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One who receives a deposit.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The party receiving a deposit; one with whom anything is lodged in trust, as "depository" is the place where it is put The obligation on the part of the depositary is that he keep the thing with reasonable care, and, upon request, restore it to the depositor or otherwise deliver it, according to the original trust.