store

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Middle English, from Old French, from Latin instaurare

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store (plural stores)

  1. A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.
    This building used to be a store for old tires.
  2. A supply held in storage.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 6
      By late summer a sufficient store of stone had accumulated, and then the building began [] .
  3. (mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased.
    I need to get some milk from the grocery store.
  4. (computing, dated) Memory.
    The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.
  5. 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.
  6. A great quantity or number.
    • Milton
      With store of ladies, whose bright eyes / Rain influence, and give the prize.

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store (third-person singular simple present stores, present participle storing, simple past and past participle stored)

  1. (transitive)  To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 1, The China Governess[1]:
      The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.
    I'll store these books in the attic.
  2. (transitive, computing)  Write (something) into memory or registers.
    This operation stores the result on the stack.
  3. (intransitive)  To remain in good condition while stored.
    I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator.

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

store

  1. definite of stor
  2. plural form of stor

Dutch[edit]

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store

  1. singular present subjunctive of storen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin storea.

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store m (plural stores)

  1. blind, shade (for a window)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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store

  1. singular definite of stor
  2. plural form of stor

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

store

  1. singular definite of stor
  2. plural form of stor

Swedish[edit]

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store

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of stor.