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Etymology

Middle English < Old French < from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] instaurare

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
store

Plural
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store ({{{1}}})
  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.
    We have a large store of beer, in case we're snowed in.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A place where items may be purchased.
    I need to get some milk from the grocery store.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Memory.
    The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.

Synonyms

  • (place where items may be kept):
  • (supply held in storage): stock, supply
  • (place from which items may be purchased): boutique, shop (UK)
  • (in computing): memory

Derived terms

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Translations

in computing See memory

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Verb

Infinitive
to store

Third person singular
stor

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to store (third-person singular simple present stor, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.
    I'll store these books in the attic.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.

Derived terms

Translations


French

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] storea

Pronunciation

Noun

store m. (plural stores)

  1. blind, shade (for a window)

Swedish

Adjective

store

  1. definite singular, natural gender masculine, of stor

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