Associations to the word «Store»

Wiktionary

STORE, noun. A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.
STORE, noun. A supply held in storage.
STORE, noun. (mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased.
STORE, noun. (computing) (dated) Memory.
STORE, noun. A large amount of information retained in one's memory.
STORE, noun. A great quantity or number.
STORE, verb. (transitive)   To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.
STORE, verb. (transitive) (computing)   Write (something) into memory or registers.
STORE, verb. (intransitive)   To remain in good condition while stored.
STORE AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To keep a supply of something, in a place or container.
STORE BRAND, noun. A brand, usually for multiple products and usually unadvertised, for products only sold at a particular group of retail outlets.
STORE BRANDS, noun. Plural of store brand
STORE CUPBOARD, noun. A cupboard in which food ingredients are stored prior to cooking
STORE OF VALUE, noun. An asset such as money or gold that is purchased or accepted as payment for goods and services for its ability to purchase other assets in the future without rapidly losing its purchasing power.
STORE UP, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To build up a supply of something, usually for use at a particular time in the future, when the time is right.

Dictionary definition

STORE, noun. A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod".
STORE, noun. A supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars".
STORE, noun. An electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached".
STORE, noun. A depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks".
STORE, verb. 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".
STORE, verb. 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".

Wise words

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