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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.


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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