Definitions for storestɔr, stoʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shop, store(noun)

    a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

    "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

  2. store, stock, fund(noun)

    a supply of something available for future use

    "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

  3. memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board(noun)

    an electronic memory device

    "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

  4. storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store(verb)

    a depository for goods

    "storehouses were built close to the docks"

  5. store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away(verb)

    keep or lay aside for future use

    "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"

  6. store(verb)

    find a place for and put away for storage

    "where should we stow the vegetables?"; "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"

Wiktionary

  1. store(Noun)

    A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.

    This building used to be a store for old tires.

  2. store(Noun)

    A supply held in storage.

    We have a large store of beer, in case we're snowed in.

  3. store(Noun)

    A place where items may be purchased.

    I need to get some milk from the grocery store.

  4. store(Noun)

    Memory.

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

  5. store(Verb)

    To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.

    I'll store these books in the attic.

  6. store(Verb)

    Write (something) into memory or registers.

    This operation stores the result on the stack.

  7. store(Verb)

    To remain in good condition while stored.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Store(verb)

    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

  2. Store(verb)

    a place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine

  3. Store(verb)

    any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop

  4. Store(verb)

    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

  5. Store(adj)

    accumulated; hoarded

  6. Store(verb)

    to collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away

  7. Store(verb)

    to furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time

  8. Store(verb)

    to deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods

  9. Origin: [OE. storen, OF. estorer to construct, restore, store, LL. staurare, for L. instaurare to renew, restore; in + staurare (in comp.) Cf. Instore, Instaurate, Restore, Story a floor.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. store

    [prob.: from techspeak main store] In some varieties of Commonwealth hackish, the preferred synonym for core. Thus, bringing a program into store means not that one is returning shrink-wrapped software but that a program is being swapped in.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2858

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3009

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Nouns Frequency: #791

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Verbs Frequency: #535

Anagrams of store »

  1. resto

  2. torse


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