an establishment where merchandise is sold, usually on a retail basis.
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, especially one for future use.
stores, supplies of food, clothing, or other requisites, as for a household, inn, or naval or military forces.
Chiefly British. a storehouse or warehouse.
quantity, especially great quantity; abundance, or plenty:
a rich store of grain.
verb (used with object), stored, storing.
to supply or stock with something, as for future use.
to accumulate or put away, for future use (usually followed by up or away).
to deposit in a storehouse, warehouse, or other place for keeping.
Computers. to put or retain (data) in a memory unit.
verb (used without object), stored, storing.
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.
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.
set / lay store by, to have high regard for; value; esteem:
She sets great store by good character.
(transitive) to keep, set aside, or accumulate for future use
(transitive) to place in a warehouse, depository, etc, for safekeeping
(transitive) to supply, provide, or stock
(intransitive) to be put into storage
(computing) to enter or retain (information) in a storage device
an establishment for the retail sale of goods and services
(in combination): storefront
a large supply or stock kept for future use
(as modifier): store ship
short for department store
a storage place such as a warehouse or depository
(in combination): storeman
the state of being stored (esp in the phrase in store)
a large amount or quantity
(computing, mainly Brit) another name for memory (sense 7)
Also called store pig. a pig that has not yet been weaned and weighs less than 40 kg
an animal bought lean to be fattened up for market
(as modifier): store cattle
in store, forthcoming or imminent
lay store by, put store by, set store by, to value or reckon as important
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noun 1. spaces reserved in a parking lot for cars driven by pregnant women or new mothers.
[stawrks-bil] /ˈstɔrksˌbɪl/ noun 1. Also called heron’s-bill. any of various plants belonging to the genus Erodium, of the geranium family, having deeply lobed leaves, loose clusters of pink, purple, white, or yellow flowers, and long, slender fruit. 2. geranium (def 2). noun 1. any of various geraniaceous plants of the genus Erodium, esp E. cicutarium […]
noun 1. a disturbance of the normal condition of the atmosphere, manifesting itself by winds of unusual force or direction, often accompanied by rain, snow, hail, thunder, and lightning, or flying sand or dust. 2. a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, or a violent outbreak of thunder and lightning, unaccompanied by strong winds. […]