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Definition 1: a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where store or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod

Synonyms for store in the sense of this definition

(store is a kind of ...) a place of business for retailing goods

(... is a kind of store ) shop where toys are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere

(... is a kind of store ) a shop that provides equipment for some specific purpose

"an outfitter provided everything needed for the safari"

(... is a kind of store ) shop selling women's hats

(... is a kind of store ) a store that sells computers to the small businessperson or personal user

(... is a kind of store ) a shop that sells cheap secondhand goods

(... is a kind of store ) a shop specializing in articles of interest to drug users

"he bought some roach clips and hashish pipes at the head shop"

(... is a kind of store ) a store selling hardware

"in Great Britain they used to call a hardware store an ironmonger's shop"

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where loans are made with personal property as security

(... is a kind of store ) store where perfumes are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes

(... is a kind of store ) a shop that sells secondhand goods at reduced prices

(... is a kind of store ) a store that sells only one kind of merchandise

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where shoes are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work

(... is a kind of store ) a shop specializing in repairs and maintenance

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where pizzas are made and sold

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where pet animals can be purchased

(... is a kind of store ) a shop that sells miscellaneous articles appropriate as gifts

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where flowers and ornamental plants are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where men can get their hair cut

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where a variety of goods are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track

(... is a kind of store ) a small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries

(... is a kind of store ) a shop where books are sold

(... is a kind of store ) a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment

(... is a kind of store ) a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry

(... is a kind of store ) a store where builders can purchase materials for building houses and related structures

(... is a kind of store ) a shop in which meat and poultry (and sometimes fish) are sold

(... is a kind of store ) sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.

(... is a kind of store ) a shop selling ready-to-eat food products

(... is a kind of store ) a store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical items; open long hours for the convenience of customers

(... is a kind of store ) a confectioner's shop

(... is a kind of store ) a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold

(... is a kind of store ) a retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)

(... is a kind of store ) a store where men's clothes are sold

(... is a kind of store ) shop where dry cleaning is done

(... is a kind of store ) one of a chain of retail stores under the same management and selling the same merchandise

(store is a part of ...) the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows

Definition 2: a depository for goods - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where store or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • storehouses were built close to the docks

Synonyms for store in the sense of this definition

(store is a kind of ...) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

(... is a kind of store ) a place where supplies can be stored

"an ammunition dump"

(... is a kind of store ) a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

(... is a kind of store ) a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored

(... is a kind of store ) a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution

(... is a kind of store ) a storehouse for treasures

(... is a kind of store ) a storehouse for goods and merchandise

Definition 3: an electronic memory device - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where store or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached

Synonyms for store in the sense of this definition

(store is a kind of ...) (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system

(store is a kind of ...) a device that preserves information for retrieval

(... is a kind of store ) computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off

(... is a kind of store ) (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses

(... is a kind of store ) (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information

(... is a kind of store ) the main memory in a virtual memory system

(... is a kind of store ) (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed

(... is a kind of store ) computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off

(store is a part of ...) (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

(... is part of store) a machine for performing calculations automatically

Definition 4: a supply of something available for future use - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where store or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

Synonyms for store in the sense of this definition

(store is a kind of ...) (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

(... is a kind of store ) the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area

"the industrial base of Japan"

(... is a kind of store ) a secret store of valuables or money

(... is a kind of store ) a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)

(... is a kind of store ) supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government

(... is a kind of store ) a supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting

Definition 5: keep or lay aside for future use - [verb of possession]

Samples where store or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • store grain for the winter
  • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

Synonyms for store in the sense of this definition

(store is a kind of ...) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

(... is a kind of store ) store in bins

(... is a kind of store ) store in a computer

"computerized dictionary"

(... is a kind of store ) lay in provisions

"The vessel victualled before the long voyage"

(... is a kind of store ) get or gather together

"I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife" "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis" "She rolled up a small fortune"

(... is a kind of store ) store, like bees

"bees hive honey and pollen" "He hived lots of information"

Definition 6: find a place for and put away for storage - [verb of possession]

Samples where store or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • where should we stow the vegetables?
  • I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some

(store is a kind of ...) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

(... is a kind of store ) store grain

(... is a kind of store ) store (liquids or gases) in bottles

(... is a kind of store ) keep or store in a garage

"we don't garage our car"

(... is a kind of store ) store in a warehouse

(... is a kind of store ) store in a loft

(... is a kind of store ) store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it

(... is a kind of store ) store on a wharf

"Wharf the merchandise"

(... is a kind of store ) put (something) in a place for storage

"the treasure found in the ancient tomb was reposited in the museum"

(... is a kind of store ) put into long-term storage

(... is a kind of store ) store or keep customarily

"Where do you keep your gardening tools?"

(... is a kind of store ) store in a silo

"ensile fodder for the cows"

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