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Middle English, from Old French, from Latin instaurare
store (plural stores)
- A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.
- This building used to be a store for old tires.
- A supply held in storage.
- (mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased.
- I need to get some milk from the grocery store.
- (computing, archaic) Memory.
- The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.
- A large amount of information retained in one's memory.
- His vast store of jokes means he has something funny to say in every situation.
- (supply held in storage): stock, supply
- (place from which items may be purchased): boutique, shop (UK); see also Wikisaurus:retail store
- (in computing): memory
Derived terms 
Terms derived from store (noun)
Related terms 
place where items may be kept
supply held in storage
shop — see shop
in computing — see memory
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- (transitive) To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.
- I'll store these books in the attic.
- (transitive, computing) Write (something) into memory or registers.
- This operation stores the result on the stack.
- (intransitive) To remain in good condition while stored.
- I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator.
Derived terms 
keep (something) while not in use
computing: write (something) into memory or registers
remain in good condition while stored
See also 
store m (plural stores)
Norwegian Bokmål 
Norwegian Nynorsk 
- absolute definite natural masculine form of stor.