store: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (stôr, stōr), [key]
— n., v., adj. stored, stor•ing,
- an establishment where merchandise is sold, usually on a retail basis.
- a grocery: We need bread and milk from the store.
- a stall, room, floor, or building housing or suitable for housing a retail business.
- a supply or stock of something, esp. one for future use.
- supplies of food, clothing, or other requisites, as for a household, inn, or naval or military forces.
- a storehouse or warehouse.
- quantity, esp. great quantity; abundance, or plenty: a rich store of grain.
- There is a great deal of trouble in store for them if they persist in their ways.
- in readiness or reserve.
- about to happen; imminent:There is a great deal of trouble in store for them if they persist in their ways.
- to have high regard for; value; esteem: She sets great store by good character.
- to supply or stock with something, as for future use.
- to accumulate or put away, for future use (usually fol. by up or away).
- to deposit in a storehouse, warehouse, or other place for keeping.
- to put or retain (data) in a memory unit.
- to take in or hold supplies, goods, or articles, as for future use.
- to remain fresh and usable for considerable time on being stored: Flour stores well.
- bought from a store; commercial: a loaf of store bread.
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