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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Store  \Store\,  n.  [OE.  stor,  stoor,  OF  estor,  provisions, 
  supplies,  fr  estorer  to  store.  See  {Store},  v.  t.] 
  1.  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. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  With  store  of  ladies,  whose  bright  eyes  Rain 
  influence,  and  give  the  prize.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  A  place  of  deposit  for  goods,  esp.  for  large  quantities;  a 
  storehouse;  a  warehouse;  a  magazine. 
 
  3.  Any  place  where  goods  are  sold,  whether  by  wholesale  or 
  retail;  a  shop.  [U.S.  &  British  Colonies] 
 
  4.  pl  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. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  {In  store},  in  a  state  of  accumulation;  in  keeping;  hence  in 
  a  state  of  readiness.  ``I  have  better  news  in  store  for 
  thee.''  --Shak. 
 
  {Store  clothes},  clothing  purchased  at  a  shop  or  store;  --  in 
  distinction  from  that  which  is  home-made.  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
 
 
  {Store  pay},  payment  for  goods  or  work  in  articles  from  a 
  shop  or  store,  instead  of  money.  [U.S.] 
 
  {To  set  store  by},  to  value  greatly;  to  have  a  high 
  appreciation  of 
 
  {To  tell  no  store  of},  to  make  no  account  of  to  consider  of 
  no  importance. 
 
  Syn:  Fund;  supply;  abundance;  plenty;  accumulation; 
  provision. 
 
  Usage:  {Store},  {Shop}.  The  English  call  the  place  where 
  goods  are  sold  (however  large  or  splendid  it  may  be)  a 
  shop,  and  confine  the  word  store  to  its  original 
  meaning;  viz.,  a  warehouse,  or  place  where  goods  are 
  stored.  In  America  the  word  store  is  applied  to  all 
  places,  except  the  smallest,  where  goods  are  sold.  In 
  some  British  colonies  the  word  store  is  used  as  in  the 
  United  States. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Store  \Store\,  a. 
  Accumulated;  hoarded.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Store  \Store\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stored};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Storing}.]  [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.] 
  1.  To  collect  as  a  reserved  supply;  to  accumulate;  to  lay 
  away 
 
  Dora  stored  what  little  she  could  save.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  furnish;  to  supply;  to  replenish;  esp.,  to  stock  or 
  furnish  against  a  future  time. 
 
  Her  mind  with  thousand  virtues  stored.  --Prior. 
 
  Wise  Plato  said  the  world  with  men  was  stored. 
  --Denham. 
 
  Having  stored  a  pond  of  four  acres  with  carps, 
  tench,  and  other  fish.  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
 
  3.  To  deposit  in  a  store,  warehouse,  or  other  building,  for 
  preservation;  to  warehouse;  as  to  store  goods. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  store 
  adj  :  purchased;  not  homemade;  "my  boughten  clothes";  "store 
  teeth";  "store  bread";  "a  store-bought  dress"  [syn:  {boughten}, 
  {store-bought}] 
  n  1:  a  mercantile  establishment  for  the  retail  sale  of  goods  or 
  services;  "he  bought  it  at  a  shop  on  Cape  Cod"  [syn:  {shop}] 
  2:  a  supply  of  something  available  for  future  use  "he  brought 
  back  a  large  store  of  Cuban  cigars"  [syn:  {stock},  {fund}] 
  3:  an  electronic  memory  device;  "a  memory  and  the  CPU  form  the 
  central  part  of  a  computer  to  which  peripherals  are 
  attached"  [syn:  {memory},  {storage},  {memory  board}] 
  4:  a  depository  for  goods;  "storehouses  were  built  close  to  the 
  docks"  [syn:  {storehouse},  {depot},  {entrepot},  {storage}] 
  5:  depositing  in  a  warehouse  [syn:  {repositing},  {reposition}, 
  {storing},  {warehousing}] 
  v  1:  lay  away  for  future  use  [syn:  {hive  away},  {lay  in},  {put  in}, 
  {salt  away},  {stack  away},  {stash  away}] 
  2:  provide  storage  for  or  keep  in  storage 
  3:  put  away  for  storage;  "where  should  we  stow  the  vegetables 
  for  the  winter?"  [syn:  {stow},  {garner}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  store  n.  [prob.  from  techspeak  `main  store']  In  some  varieties 
  of  Commonwealth  hackish,  the  preferred  synonym  for  {core}.  Thus 
  `bringing  a  program  into  store'  means  not  that  one  is  returning 
  shrink-wrapped  software  but  that  a  program  is  being  {swap}ped  in 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  store 
 
  [probably  from  "main  store"]  In  some  varieties  of  Commonwealth 
  hackish,  the  preferred  synonym  for  {core}.  Thus  "bringing  a 
  program  into  store"  means  not  that  one  is  returning 
  shrink-wrapped  software  but  that  a  program  is  being  {swap}ped 
  in 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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