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store

 (stôr)
n.
1. A place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop.
2. A stock or supply reserved for future use: a squirrel's 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.
tr.v. stored, stor·ing, stores
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. Computers To copy (data) into memory or onto a storage device, such as a hard disk.
Idiom:
in store
1. Forthcoming: great trouble in store for her.
2. In reserve; stored.

[Middle English stor, supply, from Old French estor, from estorer, to build, from Latin īnstaurāre, to restore; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stor′a·ble adj.
stor′er n.

stores

(stɔːz)
pl n
1. a supply or stock of something, esp essentials, for a specific purpose: the ship's stores.
2. (Military) munitions slung externally on a military aircraft airframe

stores

See: naval stores; supplies.
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The back doors of the Winesburg stores were open and he could see men sitting about under the store lamps.
He re-entered the log-house and set about counting up the stores as if nothing else existed.
The stores and houses was most all old, shackly, dried up frame con- cerns that hadn't ever been painted; they was set up three or four foot above ground on stilts, so as to be out of reach of the water when the river was over- flowed.
The first instinct of a frightened bee is to break into the stores and gorge herself with honey; but there were no stores left, so the Oddities fought the sound bees.
On the shallowest pretenses he would inveigle us into shirt stores, boot stores, tailor shops, glove shops--anywhere under the broad sweep of the heavens that there seemed a chance of our buying anything.
Though speechless, he appeared conscious, and it was thought by those who knew him best that if the end had unfortunately been delayed beyond the usual hour for opening the store the effect upon him would have been deplorable.
The store was kept by one Henry Odell, a cousin of the elder May.
Why," said the Ant, "did you not store up some food for yourself, instead of singing all the time?
The Blue Light Drug Store is downtown, between the Bowery and First Avenue, where the distance between the two streets is the shortest.
Above all, there ought to be brought store of biscuit, oat-meal, flour, meal, and the like, in the beginning, till bread may be had.
He sat opposite Bernard Higginbotham at a heavy Sunday dinner over Higginbotham's Cash Store, and it was all he could do to restrain himself from shouting out:-
Behind the hotel there was an old store building, where the salesmen opened their big trunks and spread out their samples on the counters.