Definition of Store

1. Noun. A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services. "He bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

2. Verb. Keep or lay aside for future use. "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
Exact synonyms: Hive Away, Lay In, Put In, Salt Away, Stack Away, Stash Away
Specialized synonyms: Bin, Computerise, Computerize, Victual, Accumulate, Amass, Collect, Compile, Hoard, Pile Up, Roll Up, Hive
Generic synonyms: Hold On, Keep
Derivative terms: Storage

3. Noun. A supply of something available for future use. "He brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Exact synonyms: Fund, Stock
Specialized synonyms: Base, Infrastructure, Cache, Hoard, Stash, Provision, Government Issue, Issue, Military Issue, Seed Stock
Generic synonyms: Accumulation
Derivative terms: Stock, Stock, Stock, Stock, Stocker, Stockist

4. Verb. Find a place for and put away for storage. "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"
Specialized synonyms: Garner, Keep, Mothball, Reposit, Wharf, Tank, Loft, Warehouse, Garage, Bottle, Ensile
Generic synonyms: Hold On, Keep
Derivative terms: Storage

5. Noun. An electronic memory device. "A memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

6. Noun. A depository for goods. "Storehouses were built close to the docks"

Definition of Store

1. n. 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. a. Accumulated; hoarded.

3. v. t. To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.

Definition of Store

1. Noun. A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept. ¹

2. Noun. A supply held in storage. ¹

3. Noun. (context: mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased. ¹

4. Noun. (context: computing archaic) Memory. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive computing) Write (something) into memory or registers. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To remain in good condition while stored. ¹

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Definition of Store

1. to put away for future use [v STORED, STORING, STORES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Store

storage organ
storage organs
storage polysaccharide
storage ring
storage room
storage space
storage tank
storage warehouse
storax family
store (current term)
store brand
store cheese
store detective
store of value
store up
stored procedure
stored procedures
stored up(p)

Literary usage of Store

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"SCHOOL CREDIT FOB store EXPERIENCE. In mapping out the retail selling course of study provision is made for store practice, -which is indispensable to the ..."

2. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"This committee, now called the Co-operative store Committee, is composed of ... The store was opened on June 9th, in charge of an experienced storekeeper. ..."

3. Journal by Bond & Share Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, American Wine Society, Manning Valley Historical Society (1904)
"Corbett, John, spirit store, George st. Couch, Aaron, boot and shoe maker, ... Williams, Mary, spirit store, George st. The only disciple of Esculapius in ..."

4. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"The country store was an important institution in Old Virginia. Under some conditions it would have formed a nucleus around which a -The count,., ..."

5. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1907)
"Conditions very good In store; refrigerator only fair. GH Jones & Co. ... store and refrigerator clean; rendering department only fair. ..."

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