What does store mean?

Definitions for store
stɔr, stoʊrstore

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word store.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shop, storenoun

    a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

    "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

  2. store, stock, fundnoun

    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 boardnoun

    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, storeverb

    a depository for goods

    "storehouses were built close to the docks"

  5. store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash awayverb

    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. storeverb

    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. storenoun

    A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.

    This building used to be a store for old tires.

  2. storenoun

    A supply held in storage.

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

  3. storenoun

    A place where items may be purchased.

    I need to get some milk from the grocery store.

  4. storenoun

    Memory.

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

  5. storeverb

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

    I'll store these books in the attic.

  6. storeverb

    Write (something) into memory or registers.

    This operation stores the result on the stack.

  7. storeverb

    To remain in good condition while stored.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Storeverb

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Storeverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Storeverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Storeverb

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. Storeadjective

    accumulated; hoarded

    Etymology: [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.]

  6. Storeverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  7. Storeverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  8. Storeverb

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

    Etymology: [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

  1. Store

    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

  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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Store

    An Americanism for a shop or warehouse.

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 for store »

  1. resto

  2. torse

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of store in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of store in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of store in a Sentence

  1. Chris Dresselhuys:

    Ninety percent of disinfectant wipes are sold in canisters. The primary reason for using canisters has to do with how consumers use and store wipes, they tend to store these vertically under the kitchen sink, for easy access, along with other sanitizing product.

  2. Panos Panay:

    We love that Microsoft Store continues to be more open, inviting our developers in, inviting more apps into Microsoft Store, inviting you as our customer to use any app that you love.

  3. Joel Mitnick:

    Consumers who have pined for a more open Apple [app] store will find something to like in this legislation, on the other hand, many consumers purchase Apple devices in part because of their reliance on Apple as a gatekeeper of app compatibility and quality. Those consumers may be disappointed by the law.

  4. Ahmaud Arbery:

    If he grows up in the society that we live in today, he might not make it past 20. If he's trying to go to the convenience store and has a hoodie on, or if he's just jogging, he might get killed.

  5. Greg Portell:

    If the economy were to struggle, it would accelerate the collapse of a lot more of the debt-financed retailers. And you would see an acceleration in store closures.

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