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Definitions of store

  1. purchased; not homemade; " my boughten clothes"; " store teeth"; " store bread"; " a store- bought dress"
  2. an electronic memory device; " a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
  3. a depository for goods; " storehouses were built close to the docks"
  4. a supply of something available for future use; " he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
  5. a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; " he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
  6. 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"
  7. To provide.
  8. 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.
  9. A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
  10. Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
  11. 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.
  12. Accumulated; hoarded.
  13. To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.
  14. To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.
  15. To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.
  16. A great quantity; stock on hand or collected; a reserve fund; abundance or plenty; a warehouse; shop.
  17. To furnish or supply; as, to store a building with coal; gather in quantities; accumulate or collect; hoard up; to put in a store or warehouse.
  18. A hoard or quantity gathered: abundance: a storehouse: any place where goods are sold:- pl. supplies of provisions, ammunition, etc., for an army or a ship.
  19. A quantity; stock; a storehouse; warehouse.
  20. To put away for future use.
  21. To deposit for safe keeping.
  22. That which is stored or laid up.
  23. Supplies.
  24. A place where merchandise is kept for sale.
  25. Arms, ammunition, provisions, clothing c.
  26. A stock laid up for supply; abundance; plenty; quantity accumulated; a warehouse; a shop.
  27. To furnish; to supply; to board up; to warehouse. In store, in a state of readiness.
  28. A large quantity; abundance; quantity accumulated; a hoard; any shop where a miscellaneous assortment of goods is sold.
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Usage examples for store

  1. After that he passed out again, and made his way to the store- house that held his secret. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. When one store is spent, another shall take its place. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  3. Therefore I felt able to face what lay in store for myself, however bad it might be. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  4. He had seen the ladies, and had told them straight that it was to be a fearful storm, and now he would wait to see what Fate had in store for them. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  5. " But how to live while making this store? – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  6. She has to have it up in the store. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  7. She was hurt in the store. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  8. Without taking thought of what danger might be in store for him above, he mounted the ladder rapidly. – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  9. We went to his store. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  10. Among them were two men whom we knew well, frequenters of our store. – Confessions of Boyhood by John Albee
  11. Who can say what is still in store for us? – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  12. But there was a worse shock still in store for Buck. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  13. He agreed to my proposition and immediately went over to the store. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  14. We want a boy in our store. – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  15. We entered the store. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  16. " Opened a resteraw in the shack below the company store," Big Jack went on. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  17. Who knows what the morrow may have in store? – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  18. And answer, " She gave love, no doubt, To one who saw not fit To set much store by it." – Gloucester Moors and Other Poems by William Vaughn Moody
  19. He little knew of the fate in store for him. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
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