store

Definitions

  • Some of the large Stores are giving exhibitions
    Some of the large Stores are giving exhibitions
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v store keep or lay aside for future use "store grain for the winter","The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
    • v store find a place for and put away for storage "where should we stow the vegetables?","I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"
    • n store an electronic memory device "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
    • n store a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
    • n store a depository for goods "storehouses were built close to the docks"
    • n store a supply of something available for future use "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On average, a whole chicken from the grocery store weighs 3 pounds 12 ounces
    • Store A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
    • a Store Accumulated; hoarded.
    • Store Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.
    • Store Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family. "His swine, his horse, his stoor , and his poultry.""In his needy shop a tortoise hung,
      An alligator stuffed, and other skins
      Of ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelves
      A beggarly account of empty boxes."
      "Sulphurous and nitrous foam, . . . Concocted and adjusted, they reduced
      To blackest grain, and into store conveyed."
    • Store That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number. "The ships are fraught with store of victuals.""With store of ladies, whose bright eyes
      Rain influence, and give the prize."
    • Store To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away. "Dora stored what little she could save."
    • Store To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.
    • Store To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time. "Her mind with thousand virtues stored .""Wise Plato said the world with men was stored .""Having stored a pond of four acres with carps, tench, and other fish."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The state of California has more 7-Eleven stores than any other state. There are approximately 1,200 stores
    • store A Middle English form of stoor.
    • store A Middle English form of stoor.
    • store To provide; furnish; supply; equip; outfit.
    • store To stock with provisions; provision: replenish.
    • store To deposit in a store or warehouse for preservation or safe-keeping; warehouse.
    • store To lay up in reserve; accumulate; hoard: often with up.
    • store To restore.
    • n store That which is provided or furnished for use as needed; a stock accumulated as for future use; a supply; a hoard; specifically, in the plural, articles, particularly of food, accumulated for a specific object; supplies, as of food, ammunition, arms, or clothing: as, military or naval stores; the winter stores of a family.
    • n store Hence A great quantity; a large number; abundance; plenty: used with, or archaically without, the indefinite article.
    • n store A place where supplies, as provisions, ammunition, arms, clothing, or goods of any kind. are kept for future use or distribution; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.
    • n store Hence A place where goods are kept for sale by either wholesale or retail; a shop: as, a book-store; a dry-goods store. See note under shop, 2.
    • store Hoarded; laid up: as, store linen; store fruit.
    • store Containing stores; set apart for receiving stores or supplies. Compare store-city.
    • store Obtained at a store or shop; purchased or purchasable at a shop or store: as, store clothes; store teeth (humorously used for false teeth). This word in rural or frontier use is commonly opposed to home-made, and implies preference: as, stylish store curtains; in town use it is usually opposed to made to order, and implies disparagement: as, clumsy store boots. [Colloq., U. S.]
    • n store A Middle English form of stour.
    • n store A window-shade: the French term used in English for such a shade when of decorative character, especially when of French manufacture.
    • n store An animal bought to be fattened for the market; store cattle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The word "super" to a beekeeper refers to the hive box where the honey is stored
    • n Store stōr a hoard or quantity gathered: abundance: a storehouse: any place where goods are sold:
    • v.t Store to gather in quantities: to supply: to lay up in store: to hoard: to place in a warehouse
    • n Store stōr (pl.) supplies of provisions, ammunition, &c. for an army or a ship
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Quotations

  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    “Heredity is nothing, but stored environment.”
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin%20Hubbard
    “Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.”
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean%20Rostand
    “The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to.”
  • Graham Greene
    Graham%20Greene
    “Cynicism is cheap -- you can buy it at any Monoprix store -- it's built into all poor-quality goods.”
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    “Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.”
  • Alec Bourne
    Alec Bourne
    “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.”

Idioms

Give away the store - (USA) If someone gives away the store, they say or do something that makes their position in negotiations, debates, etc, much weaker.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. storen, OF. estorer, to construct, restore, store, LL. staurare, for L. instaurare, to renew, restore; in + staurare,in comp.) Cf. Instore Instaurate Restore Story a floor
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estor, estoire—L. instaurāre, to provide.

Usage

In literature:

If too large, more honey will be stored than is required for their winter use.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
Vast quantities of supplies and material of war were stored at Dakhala.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
He's been keepin' store for Jones, in Gentryville, and he spends his evenin's there.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
He glanced neither to the right nor to the left as he strode past the group into the store.
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
It is a common mistake to believe that any box whatever will do for storing insects.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
It was the tramp he had met during the day at the village store.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
But now you are leaving and Providence alone knows what may be in store for us.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
She liked stores where the owner came to wait on you.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
He turned, and walked abruptly from the office into the store.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
They have an ample supply of surgical stores, but need medical stores badly.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
I have hardly spoken with you since you left school, but I see the store life has not taken away your color yet.
"Under Fire" by Frank A. Munsey
There were at various times in the Quaker century stores at four places on the Hill.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
One bitter cold night just before Christmas, a group of Tinkletown's foremost citizens sat around the big sheet-iron stove in Lamson's store.
"Anderson Crow, Detective" by George Barr McCutcheon
Be sure and put the change in it before you leave the store.
"A Modern Cinderella" by Amanda M. Douglas
This type of store, however, is being supplanted by the chain grocery store.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Within the store Miss Sophy was biting her nails, excitedly, and felt all the fury of the woman scorned.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
Not one knew who the man might be, nor even where his belongings had been stored.
"Gold" by Stewart White
He owned three grocery stores in Jordantown, and had a monopoly on that trade.
"The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
We couldn't go to the store and buy things, 'cause they warn't no stores hardly.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
He stopped the automobile in front of the store, and the trader came out.
"Mystery Ranch" by Arthur Chapman
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In poetry:

I know not what the future
May have in store for me,
I only know that God is God
And He may trusted be.
"The Future" by Jared Barhite
Nor pretty wit, nor well-stored mind,
Nor azure eyes, nor golden hair
Hath she. She is--I am not blind--
Not fair.
"She Is Not Fair" by Franklin Pierce Adams
Mine is a wretched store,
The beggar's banquet of unsavoury things !
The rose of pleasure decks my lyre no more,
For grief the cypress o'er it wildly flings.
"Stanzas," by Robert Calder Campbell
I thank Thee, Lord, that Thou hast kept The best in store:
We have enough, yet not too much
To long for more;
A yearning for a deeper peace,
Not known before.
"My God, I thank Thee who hast made" by Adelaide Anne Procter
Give me, O God! thy well beloved Son,
'Tis Christ, 'tis Jesus Christ, I beg alone,
Whate'er, besides, thou addest to my store,
Give me but Christ, and I shall ask no more.
"Christ Is All In All" by Rees Prichard
If to thy friends, thou shalt impart thy store,
Thy children, or thy wife, 'tis their's alone,
But what thou givest to the truly poor,
Is hoarded for thyself, and all thy own.
"An Admonition To A Sick Person, To Make His Will In Time, And To Dispose Of His Effects In The Fear " by Rees Prichard

In news:

Walgreens, same-store sales, November, drug store, pharmacy, front-end sales, Russell Redman.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc aims to recreate the feel of a local store for its more than 9 million.
Boston Store and other department stores operated by Bon-Ton Stores Inc will be part of the US launch of Australia's Mambo brand of surfwear and streetwear for teens and children.
Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger Khaleda Yesmin, 29, behind the counter at her store, Tropical Grocery Store on Ventnor Avenue in Atlantic City.
An Elkhart pretzel maker that is within weeks of franchising its stores outside Indiana has signed a deal that will place its pretzel-making kits in regional Martin's Super Markets stores.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc gave investors what they were looking for: a promise that it will keep delivering strong results even as it becomes more disciplined in its spending on new stores.
NEW YORK Walmart Stores Inc says it's accelerating its expansion of small stores as it looks to compete with a variety of rivals, from dollar stores to drug chains.
The web continues to grow faster than store sales for The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc.
A Phoenix businessman who sold two stores six years ago has opened Carl's Ace Hardware Store, according to the Peoria (Ariz.) Times.
Bob Dannemiller, general manager of Crowder Bros Ace Hardware in Lakewood Ranch, holds the award given to the store for being one of Ace Hardware's "Coolest Stores on the Planet".
In two previous deals this year, Tops acquired 21 Grand Union stores and one store in North Boston.
Menards also plans to steadily convert its store operation vehicles from gasoline and diesel to propane at other store locations, adding propane autogas fueling stations in the process.
Internet stores that use ProductCart ecommerce software can now create eBay listings directly from their ProductCart store administration area, in just a few clicks.
CVS Caremark, Fortune magazine, World's Most Admired Companies, food and drug stores, drug store chain, pharmacy, Tom Ryan.
In this Friday, Oct 26, 2012, file photo, Microsoft store product advisor Stuart Pitts displays the new Surface tablet computer as customers enter the store as it opened in Seattle.
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In science:

This is because the current SLDNFA-system reduces a specification of such problems into a CLP-constraint store.
SLDNFA-system
However, we cannot evaluate both equations (20) and (21) using FFTs without storing T (~κ, ~n ) for all (rM )3 points.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Now, we recursively calculate the local magnetization < σi > and the bond correlation function < σiµ > using at each step the exactly stored local values for Ωij .
The Random Field Ising Model on Hierarchical Lattices I: Phase Diagram and Thermodynamics
Is a structure for storing one color matrix.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The structure Pre Amplitude stores a list of points.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Note that in case a string is to be built, the function with all arguments is stored within the String Generator.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Accordingly, every Z function which was calculated in the class Elementary Zfuncs will now be stored into a list.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
This list will be built from the String Generator and all values necessary for the calculation of a string are stored here.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
In this way, all character strings for the different parts of the amplitude can be stored.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The root of this tree can now be stored into the matrix of sknots, where the place is determined through the current graph and helicity number.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Complete() is performed when all character strings are already stored in the matrix of sknots.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The String Generator is used to generate and store all different types of Z functions.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The idea is that every Z function depending on its list of arguments is stored only once.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
This rest string is stored into a new sknot which has a zero as operation.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Information, stored or transmitted in digital form, is often structured.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
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