Definition of Archives:

  1. Entire collection of records associated with the same entity.

  2. Alternative term for archive.

  3. A collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people.

  4. Place or store (something) in an archive.

  5. Agency, department, or institution entrusted with the collection, filing, preservation, and storage of records having archival value.

Synonyms of Archives

File, Log, Catalogue, Pigeonhole, Records, Annals, Chronicles, Registers, Accounts, Indian reservation, Ana, Armory, ■■■■■■■■ Athenaeum, Attic, Bank, Basement, Bay, Bin, Biographical material, Biographical records, Bird sanctuary, Bonded warehouse, Bookcase, Box, Bunker, Buttery, Cargo dock, Cellar, Chancery, Chest, Clippings, Closet, Conservatory, Crate, Crib, Cupboard, Cuttings, Depository, Depot, Dock, Drawer, Dump, Excerpts, Exchequer, Extracts, Files, Forest preserve, Fragments, Game reserve, Gleanings, Glory hole, Godown, Government archives, Government papers, Historical documents, Historical records, Hold, Hutch, Library, Life records, Locker, Lumber room, Lumberyard, Magasin, Magazine, Memorabilia, Monument, Museum, National forest, National park, Papers, Paradise, Parish rolls, Park, Preserve, Presidential papers, Public records, Rack, Record, Register office, Registry, Repertory, Repository, Reservation, Reserve, Reservoir, Rick, Sanctuary, Shelf, Stack, Stack room, State forest, Stock room, Storage, Store, Storehouse, Storeroom, Supply base, Supply depot, Tank, Treasure house, Treasure room, Treasury, Vat, Vault, Warehouse, Wilderness preserve, Wildlife preserve, Wine cellar, Writings

How to use Archives in a sentence?

  1. Source materials in local archives.
  2. The challenges involved in displaying and archiving information on the web are huge and the move to multimedia presentation is adding to the complexity of the task.

Meaning of Archives & Archives Definition