HyperDic: store

English > 6 senses of the word store:
VERBpossessionstore, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash awaykeep or lay aside for future use
possessionstorefind a place for and put away for storage
NOUNartifactstore, shopa mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
possessionstore, stock, funda supply of something available for future use
artifactstore, memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, memory boardan electronic memory device
artifactstore, storehouse, depot, entrepot, storagea depository for goods
store > pronunciation
Soundsstao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > store: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services.
Synonymshop
Partsshopfront, storefrontThe front side of a store facing the street
Narrowerbakery, bakeshop, bakehouseA workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
barbershopA shop where men can get their hair cut
bazaar, bazarA shop where a variety of goods are sold
betting shopA licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track
bodegaA small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries
bookshop, bookstore, bookstallA shop where books / books are sold
boothA small shop at a fair
boutique, dress shopA shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry
building supply store, building supply houseA store where builders can purchase materials for building houses and related structures
butcher shop, meat marketA shop in which meat and poultry (and sometimes fish) are sold
canteensells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp / camp / camp etc.
chain storeOne of a chain of retail stores under the same management and selling the same merchandise
cleaners, dry cleanersshop where dry cleaning is done
clothing store, haberdashery, haberdashery store, mens storeA store where men's clothes are sold
commissaryA retail store that sells equipment and provisions / provisions (usually to military personnel)
computer storeA store that sells computers to the small businessperson or personal user
confectionery, confectionary, candy storeA confectioner's shop
convenience storeA store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical items
delicatessen, deli, food shopA shop selling ready-to-eat food products
drugstore, apothecary's shop, chemist's, chemist's shop, pharmacyA retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
florist, florist shop, flower storeA shop where flowers / flowers and ornamental plants are sold
gift shop, novelty shopA shop that sells miscellaneous articles appropriate as gifts
hardware store, ironmonger, ironmonger's shopA store selling hardware
head shopA shop specializing in articles of interest to drug users
junk shopA shop that sells cheap secondhand goods
millinery, hat shopshop selling women's hats
outfitterA shop that provides equipment for some specific purpose
package store, liquor store, off-licenceA store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere
pawnbroker's shop, pawnshop, loan officeA shop where loans are made with personal property as security
perfumerystore where perfumes are sold
pet shopA shop where pet animals can be purchased
pizzeria, pizza shop, pizza parlorA shop / shop where pizzas are made and sold
repair shop, fix-it shopA shop specializing in repairs and maintenance
salon, beauty salon, beauty parlor, beauty parlour, beauty shopA shop where hairdressers and beauticians work
shoe shop, shoe-shop, shoe storeA shop where shoes are sold
specialty storeA store that sells only one kind of merchandise
thriftshop, second-hand storeA shop that sells secondhand goods at reduced prices
tobacco shop, tobacconist shop, tobacconistA shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
toyshopshop where toys are sold
Broadermercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outletA place of business for retailing goods
Spanishalmacén, comercio, establecimiento, negocio, tienda
Catalanbotiga, establiment, tenda
English > store: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA supply of something available for future use.
Example"he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Synonymsstock, fund
Narrowerhoard, cache, stashA secret store of valuables or money
infrastructure, baseThe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
issue, military issue, government issueSupplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
provisionA store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)
seed stockA supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting
Broaderaccumulation(finance) profits / profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
Spanishacervo, acopio, repuesto, reserva, retén
Catalanprovisió, reserva
Verbsstorekeep or lay aside for future use
English > store: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn electronic memory device.
Synonymsmemory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, memory board
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Partsregister(computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
Narrowernon-volatile storage, nonvolatile storagecomputer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
read-only memory, ROM, read-only storage, fixed storage(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storageThe main memory in a virtual memory system
scratchpad(computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage(computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory
volatile storagecomputer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
Broaderhardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage deviceA device that preserves information for retrieval
Spanishalmacenamiento computacional, almacenamiento, almacenar, almacén, memoria computacional, memoria, tarjeta de memoria
Catalanmagatzem, memòria
English > store: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA depository for goods.
Example"storehouses were built close to the docks"
Synonymsstorehouse, depot, entrepot, storage
NarrowerdumpA place where supplies can be stored
granary, garnerA storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
magazine, powder store, powder magazineA storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
railheadA railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
treasure houseA storehouse for treasures
warehouse, storage warehouseA storehouse for goods and merchandise
Broaderdepository, deposit, depositary, repositoryA facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
Spanishalmacén, depósito
Catalanmagatzem
Verbsstorefind a place for and put away for storage
English > store: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningKeep or lay aside for future use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "store grain for the winter"
  • "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
Synonymshive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away
Narrowerbinstore in bins
computerize, computerisestore in a computer
hivestore, like bees
roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
victuallay in provisions / provisions
Broaderkeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishacumular, almacenar, atesorar
Catalanacumular, atresorar, desar, emmagatzemar, tresorejar
Nounsstoragethe act of storing something
storea supply of something available for future use
English > store: 6 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningFind a place for and put away for storage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"
Narrowerbottlestore (liquids / liquids or gases) in bottles
ensilestore in a silo
garageKeep or store in a garage
garnerstore grain
keepstore or keep customarily
loftstore in a loft
mothballput into long-term storage
repositput (something) in a place for storage
tankstore in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
warehousestore in a warehouse
wharfstore on a wharf
Broaderkeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishalmacenar, conservar
Catalanemmagatzemar
Nounsstoragethe act of storing something
storea depository for goods

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