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|store (stôr, str)|n.
1. A place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop.
2. A stock or supply reserved for future use: a squirrels store of acorns.
3. stores Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.
4. A place where commodities are kept; a warehouse or storehouse.
5. A great quantity or number; an abundance.
1. To reserve or put away for future use.
2. To fill, supply, or stock.
3. To deposit or receive in a storehouse or warehouse for safekeeping.
4. Computer Science To copy (data) into memory or onto a storage device, such as a hard disk.
1. Forthcoming: great trouble in store for her.
2. In reserve; stored.
[Middle English stor
, from Old French estor
, from estorer
, to build
, from Latin nstaurre
, to restore
; see st-
in Indo-European roots.]
stora·ble adj. storer n.