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Stores; Store (disambiguation)

·adj Accumulated; hoarded.
II. Store ·vt Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
III. Store ·vt To collect as a reserved supply; to Accumulate; to lay away.
IV. Store ·vt A place of deposit for goods, ·esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
V. Store ·vt To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to Warehouse; as, to store goods.
VI. Store ·vt That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number.
VII. Store ·vt To Furnish; to Supply; to Replenish; ·esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.
VIII. Store ·vt Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family.
I. n.
Stock, supply, fund, hoard, treasure, treasury, provision, accumulation.
Abundance, plenty, great quantity, great number.
Warehouse, magazine, storehouse, repository, depot.
II. v. a.
Garner, hoard, husband, deposit, save, reserve, treasure up, lay in, lay up, lay by, set by, store up, lay in store.
Supply, furnish, stock, replenish, provide.
(stores, storing, stored)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A store is a building or part of a building where things are sold. In British English, store is used mainly to refer to a large shop selling a variety of goods, but in American English a store can be any size of shop. stores.
...a record store.
When you store things, you put them in a container or other place and leave them there until they are needed.
Store the cookies in an airtight tin...
Some types of garden furniture must be stored inside in the winter.
= keep
VERB: V n prep/adv, V n prep/adv
Store away means the same as store
He simply stored the tapes away...
He's stored away nearly one ton of potatoes.
PHRASAL VERB: V n P, V P n (not pron)
When you store information, you keep it in your memory, in a file, or in a computer.
Where in the brain do we store information about colours?
...chips for storing data in electronic equipment.
VERB: V n, V n
A store of things is a supply of them that you keep somewhere until you need them.
I handed over my secret store of chocolate biscuits...
N-COUNT: usu N of n
A store is a place where things are kept while they are not being used.
...a decision taken in 1982 to build a store for spent fuel from submarines.
...a grain store.
N-COUNT: usu with supp
If you have a store of knowledge, jokes, or stories, you have a large amount of them ready to be used.
He possessed a vast store of knowledge...
N-COUNT: usu N of n
If something is in store for you, it is going to happen at some time in the future.
There were also surprises in store for me...
Who knows what lies in store for the President?
PHRASE: PHR after v, v-link PHR, usu PHR for n
If you set great store by something, you think that it is extremely important or necessary. (FORMAL)
...a retail group which sets great store by traditional values.
PHRASE: V inflects, PHR n



Store may refer to:

Pronunciation examples for store
1. stores.
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2. store.
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3. store.
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4. store.
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5. store.
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Examples of use of store
1. Flames engulfed High‘s ice cream store, the Waxie Maxie record store, Thom McAn shoe store and Peoples Drug Store.
2. App Store: When you select the iTunes Store, you‘re taken to the App Store main menu, which somewhat resembles the mobile iTunes store in design.
3. He sued the store and won, but the store appealed.
4. But the only grocery store, the only convenience store, the only gas station and the only hardware store remain closed.
5. The Stansted store had an additional benchmark of a WHSmith store in Central Cambridge.