a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
"he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
store, stock, fund(noun)
a supply of something available for future use
"he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
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"
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store(verb)
a depository for goods
"storehouses were built close to the docks"
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"
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"
A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.
This building used to be a store for old tires.
A supply held in storage.
We have a large store of beer, in case we're snowed in.
A place where items may be purchased.
I need to get some milk from the grocery store.
The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.
To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.
I'll store these books in the attic.
Write (something) into memory or registers.
This operation stores the result on the stack.
To remain in good condition while stored.
I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator.
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
a place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine
any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop
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
to collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away
to furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time
to deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods
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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stōr, n. a hoard or quantity gathered: abundance: a storehouse: any place where goods are sold: (pl.) supplies of provisions, ammunition, &c. for an army or a ship.—v.t. to gather in quantities: to supply: to lay up in store: to hoard: to place in a warehouse.—adj. Stō′rable, capable of being stored.—ns. Stō′rage, the placing in a store: the safe-keeping of goods in a store: the price paid or charged for keeping goods in a store; Store′-farm (Scot.), a stock-farm, a cattle-farm; Store′-farm′er; Store′house, a house for storing goods of any kind: a repository: a treasury; Store′-keep′er, a man who has charge of a store: one who owns a store: (U.S.) any unsaleable article; Stō′rer, one who stores; Store′room, a room in which things are stored: a room in a store; Store′-ship, a vessel used for transporting naval stores.—In store (Shak.), in hoard for future use, ready for supply; Set store by, to value greatly. [O. Fr. estor, estoire—L. instaurāre, to provide.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2858
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3009
Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Nouns Frequency: #791
Rank popularity for the word 'store' in Verbs Frequency: #535
The numerical value of store in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of store in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Jack was out kissing babies while I was out passing bills. Someone had to tend the store.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph.
Many a man that couldn't direct you to the drug store on the corner when he was 3 will get a respectful hearing when age has further impaired his mind.
The customer just chooses the store that they'd like to order from, once submitted, a Postmate will go to the store that was requested and pick up the items on the list.
The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.
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Translations for store
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- emmagatzemarCatalan, Valencian
- lagre, beholdeDanish
- Speicher, Vorrat, Lager, Lagerbestand, lagern, speichernGerman
- παρακαταθήκη, αποθήκη, απόθεμαGreek
- almacenar, depósito, conservar, tiendaSpanish
- varasto, varastoida, tallettaa, säilyäFinnish
- entrepôt, stocker, stock, conserver, magasinFrench
- stòirScottish Gaelic
- magazzino, deposito, registrare, conservare, scorta, immagazzinare, negozioItalian
- maħżen, ħażnaMaltese
- magazijn, voorraad, opslaan, behouden, bewarenDutch
- oppbevare, lagre, lager, forråd, holde (seg)Norwegian
- armazenar, depósito, estoque, guardar, lojaPortuguese
- depozit, magazie, stocRomanian
- хранить, сохраниться, хранилище, сохраняться, склад, магазинRussian
- lagra, lager, förvara, spara, hålla sigSwedish
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