Store Definition

stôr
stored, stores, storing
noun
stores
A supply (of something) for use when needed; reserve; stock.
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A retail establishment where goods are regularly offered for sale.
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Supplies, esp. of food, clothing, arms, etc.
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A place where supplies are kept; storehouse; warehouse.
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A great amount or number; abundance.
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Synonyms:
fundstockstorehousestorageentrepotdepotshopmemorymemory boardcomputer storagecomputer-memorygrocery-storedrygoods storedraper-sgolah (Anglo-Indian)
Antonyms:
debtneed
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verb
stored, stores, storing
To undergo storage in a specified manner.
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To put aside, or accumulate, for use when needed.
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To fill or furnish with a supply or stock.
A mind stored with trivia.
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To put, as in a warehouse, for safekeeping.
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To copy (data) into memory or onto a storage device, such as a hard disk.
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adjective
Of a kind sold in stores; being a commercial or mass-produced article.
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Synonyms:
boughten
idiom
in store
  • Forthcoming:

    great trouble in store for her.

  • In reserve; stored.
American Heritage
in store
  • set aside for, or awaiting one in, the future; in reserve or in prospect
Webster's New World
mind the store
  • to tend to business
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set store by
  • to have regard or esteem for; value
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Other Word Forms of Store

Noun

Singular:
store
Plural:
stores

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Store

Origin of Store

  • Middle English stor supply from Old French estor from estorer to build from Latin īnstaurāre to restore stā- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Middle English, from Old French, from Latin instaurare

    From Wiktionary

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