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ARCHIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does archive mean? 

ARCHIVE (noun)
  The noun ARCHIVE has 1 sense:

1. a depository containing historical records and documents

  Familiarity information: ARCHIVE used as a noun is very rare.


ARCHIVE (verb)
  The verb ARCHIVE has 1 sense:

1. put into an archive

  Familiarity information: ARCHIVE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARCHIVE (noun)


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Meaning:

A depository containing historical records and documents

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("archive" is a kind of...):

deposit; depositary; depository; repository (a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "archive"):

chancery (an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records)


ARCHIVE (verb)


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Meaning:

Put into an archive

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

archive; file away

Hypernyms (to "archive" is one way to...):

collect; pull in (get or bring together)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They archive the newspapers


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