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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. 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. a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; " he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
  7. 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"
  8. To provide.
  9. 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.
  10. A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
  11. Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
  12. 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.
  13. Accumulated; hoarded.
  14. To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.
  15. To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.
  16. To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.
  17. A great quantity; stock on hand or collected; a reserve fund; abundance or plenty; a warehouse; shop.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. A quantity; stock; a storehouse; warehouse.
  21. To gather or lay up in quantity; place in storehouse.
  22. To put away for future use.
  23. To deposit for safe keeping.
  24. That which is stored or laid up.
  25. Supplies.
  26. A place where merchandise is kept for sale.
  27. Arms, ammunition, provisions, clothing c.
  28. A stock laid up for supply; abundance; plenty; quantity accumulated; a warehouse; a shop.
  29. To furnish; to supply; to board up; to warehouse. In store, in a state of readiness.
  30. 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. We went to his store. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  2. He agreed to my proposition and immediately went over to the store. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  3. Who can say what is still in store for us? – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  4. " But how to live while making this store? – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  5. Therefore I felt able to face what lay in store for myself, however bad it might be. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  6. We entered the store. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  7. We want a boy in our store. – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  8. Who knows what the morrow may have in store? – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  9. " Opened a resteraw in the shack below the company store," Big Jack went on. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  10. 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
  11. But there was a worse shock still in store for Buck. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  12. When one store is spent, another shall take its place. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  13. 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
  14. He little knew of the fate in store for him. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  15. She has to have it up in the store. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  16. 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
  17. Among them were two men whom we knew well, frequenters of our store. – Confessions of Boyhood by John Albee
  18. 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
  19. She was hurt in the store. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
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