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Noun: store  stor
  1. A mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    "he bought it at a store on Cape Cod";
    - shop
  2. A supply of something available for future use
    "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars";
    - stock, fund, arsenal
  3. An electronic memory device
    - memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, memory board
  4. A depository for goods
    "stores were built close to the docks";
    - storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage
Verb: store  stor
  1. Keep or lay aside for future use
    "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"; "store grain for the winter";
    - hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away
  2. Find a place for and put away for storage
    "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"

Derived forms: stores, storing, stored

Type of: accumulation, computer hardware, deposit, depositary, depository, hardware, hold on, keep, memory device, mercantile establishment, outlet, repository, retail store, sales outlet, storage device

Part of: computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

Encyclopedia: Store