Store meaning

stôr
Store is defined as to put away or to stock.

An example of to store is to keep food in the fridge.

An example of to store is to copy files onto a computer disk.

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A stock or supply reserved for future use.

A squirrel's store of acorns.

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The definition of a store is a place where something is sold.

An example of a store is a supermarket.

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A place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop.
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A place where commodities are kept; a warehouse or storehouse.
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Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.
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A great quantity or number; an abundance.
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To reserve or put away for future use.
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To fill, supply, or stock.
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To deposit or receive in a storehouse or 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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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 be a place for the storage of.
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To put or keep (information) on a disk, tape, etc.
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To undergo storage in a specified manner.
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A supply (of something) for use when needed; reserve; stock.
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Supplies, esp. of food, clothing, arms, etc.
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A retail establishment where goods are regularly offered for sale.
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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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Of a kind sold in stores; being a commercial or mass-produced article.
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To copy the data from the computer's memory (RAM) to an internal storage device such as a disk or SSD or to an external storage device such as a disk, SSD or USB drive. "Store" and "save" are synonymous. See Save As.
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A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.

This building used to be a store for old tires.

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A supply held in storage.
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(mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased.

I need to get some milk from the grocery store.

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(computing, dated) Memory.

The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.

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A large amount of information retained in one's memory.

His vast store of jokes means he has something funny to say in every situation.

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A great quantity or number.
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To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.

I'll store these books in the attic.

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(computing) Write (something) into memory or registers.

This operation stores the result on the stack.

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(intransitive) To remain in good condition while stored.

I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator.

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in store
  • Forthcoming:.
    Great trouble in store for her.
  • In reserve; stored.
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in store
  • Set aside for, or awaiting one in, the future; in reserve or in prospect.
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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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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