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store

 
 
pronunciation:
stor
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
in store, set store by
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where merchandise is sold.
a grocery store
synonyms:
emporium, shop
similar words:
business, market, mart, outlet
definition 2: a supply available for use.
a store of cookies in the cupboard
synonyms:
stock, supply
similar words:
arsenal, hoard, reserve
definition 3: (pl.) articles of a specified type, esp. food or clothing; supplies.
emergency stores
synonyms:
materiel, supplies
similar words:
hoard
definition 4: large quantity; abundance.
synonyms:
abundance, plenty
similar words:
bank, pile, wealth
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phrase: in store
phrase: set store by
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stored, stores, storing
definition 1: to accumulate and keep for future use (often fol. by up or away).
synonyms:
accumulate, amass, collect
similar words:
cache, cask, garner, gather, hoard, keep, reserve, save, squirrel, stash, stock up, treasure
definition 2: to put in a warehouse for safekeeping.
synonyms:
warehouse
similar words:
cache, deposit, hold, husband, keep, preserve, save, stockpile, stow
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to stay in usable condition for a considerable time in storage.
Most soft vegetables don't store well.
synonyms:
keep
similar words:
hold, last
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