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English noun: store

1. store (artifact) a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services


SamplesHe bought it at a shop on Cape Cod.


Synonymsshop


Broader (hypernym)mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet


Narrower (hyponym)apothecary's shop, bakehouse, bakery, bakeshop, barbershop, bazaar, bazar, beauty parlor, beauty parlour, beauty salon, beauty shop, betting shop, bodega, bookshop, bookstall, bookstore, booth, boutique, building supply house, building supply store, butcher shop, candy store, canteen, chain store, chemist's, chemist's shop, cleaners, clothing store, commissary, computer store, confectionary, confectionery, convenience store, deli, delicatessen, dress shop, drugstore, dry cleaners, fix-it shop, florist, florist shop, flower store, food shop, gift shop, haberdashery, haberdashery store, hardware store, hat shop, head shop, ironmonger, ironmonger's shop, junk shop, liquor store, loan office, meat market, mens store, millinery, novelty shop, off-licence, outfitter, package store, pawnbroker's shop, pawnshop, perfumery, pet shop, pharmacy, pizza parlor, pizza shop, pizzeria, repair shop, salon, second-hand store, shoe shop, shoe store, shoe-shop, specialty store, thriftshop, tobacco shop, tobacconist, tobacconist shop, toyshop


Part holonymshopfront, storefront

2. store (possession) a supply of something available for future use


SamplesHe brought back a large store of Cuban cigars.


Synonymsfund, stock


Broader (hypernym)accumulation


Narrower (hyponym)base, cache, government issue, hoard, infrastructure, issue, military issue, provision, seed stock, stash

3. store (artifact) an electronic memory device


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


Synonymscomputer memory, computer storage, memory, memory board, storage


Broader (hypernym)computer hardware, hardware, memory device, storage device


Narrower (hyponym)fixed storage, non-volatile storage, nonvolatile storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, real storage, ROM, scratchpad, virtual memory, virtual storage, volatile storage


Part holonymregister


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

4. store (artifact) a depository for goods


SamplesStorehouses were built close to the docks.


Synonymsdepot, entrepot, storage, storehouse


Broader (hypernym)deposit, depositary, depository, repository


Narrower (hyponym)dump, garner, granary, magazine, powder magazine, powder store, railhead, storage warehouse, treasure house, warehouse


English verb: store

1. store (possession) keep or lay aside for future use


SamplesStore 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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hold on, keep


Narrower (hyponym)accumulate, amass, bin, collect, compile, computerise, computerize, hive, hoard, pile up, roll up, victual

2. store (possession) find a place for and put away for storage


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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hold on, keep


Narrower (hyponym)bottle, ensile, garage, garner, keep, loft, mothball, reposit, tank, warehouse, wharf









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