store


store
store [stôr]
vt.
stored, storing [ME storen < OFr estorer, to erect, furnish, store < L instaurare, to repair, restore, erect < in-, IN-1 + -staurare < IE base * stā-, to STAND]
1. to put aside, or accumulate, for use when needed
2. to fill or furnish with a supply or stock [a mind stored with trivia]
3. to put, as in a warehouse, for safekeeping
4. to be a place for the storage of
5. Comput. to put or keep (information) on a disk, tape, etc.
vi.
to undergo storage in a specified manner
n.
[ME < OFr estor < the v.]
1. a supply (of something) for use when needed; reserve; stock
2. [pl.] supplies, esp. of food, clothing, arms, etc.
3. a retail establishment where goods are regularly offered for sale
4. a place where supplies are kept; storehouse; warehouse
5. a great amount or number; abundance
adj.
of a kind sold in stores; being a commercial or mass-produced article
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in store
set aside for, or awaiting one in, the future; in reserve or in prospect
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☆ mind the store
to tend to business
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set store by or put store by or lay store by
to have regard or esteem for; value
storable
adj.

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