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 (stôr′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
A room in which things are stored.


(ˈstɔːˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
1. (Building) a room in which things are stored
2. (Building) room for storing


(ˈstɔrˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈstoʊr-)

a room in which supplies or other articles are stored.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storeroom - a room in which things are storedstoreroom - a room in which things are stored  
chandlery - a storeroom where candles are kept
lumber room - a storeroom in a house where odds and ends can be stored (especially furniture)
buttery, pantry, larder - a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
stock room, stockroom - storeroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business
strongroom - a burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept
مَخْزَن، مُسْتَوْدَع، عَنْبَر


[ˈstɔːrʊm] Ndespensa f (Naut) → pañol m


[ˈstɔːrruːm] nréserve f, magasin m


[ˈstɔːˌrʊm] ndeposito; (for food) → dispensa


(stoː) noun
1. a supply of eg goods from which things are taken when required. They took a store of dried and canned food on the expedition; The quartermaster is the officer in charge of stores.
2. a (large) collected amount or quantity. He has a store of interesting facts in his head.
3. a place where a supply of goods etc is kept; a storehouse or storeroom. It's in the store(s).
4. a shop. The post office here is also the village store; a department store.
1. to put into a place for keeping. We stored our furniture in the attic while the tenants used our house.
2. to stock (a place etc) with goods etc. The museum is stored with interesting exhibits.
ˈstorage (-ridʒ) noun
the act of storing or state of being stored. We've put our furniture into storage at a warehouse; The meat will have to be kept in cold storage (= stored under refrigeration).
ˈstorehouse, ˈstoreroom nouns
a place or room where goods etc are stored. There is a storeroom behind the shop.
in store
1. kept or reserved for future use. I keep plenty of tinned food in store for emergencies.
2. coming in the future. There's trouble in store for her!
set (great) store by
to value highly (eg a person's approval etc).
store up
to collect and keep (for future need). I don't know why she stores up all those old magazines.
References in classic literature ?
Fired a with housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves, she undertook to put up her own currant jelly.
There was a little storeroom, too, with a window, where they kept guns and saddles and tools, and old coats and boots.
An airing in the Hartfield carriage would have been the rack, and arrowroot from the Hartfield storeroom must have been poison.
Leah, make a little hot negus and cut a sandwich or two: here are the keys of the storeroom.
Part of his house was occupied by a great storeroom, where rats and mice held high revel.
Our destination, Thuvia said, was a distant storeroom where arms and ammunition in plenty might be found.
There was also much china standing on the tables, and still more was being brought in from the storeroom.
On the veranda that afternoon he broached the proposition of a chaperone as delicately as he could, explaining the necessity at Berande for such a body, a housekeeper to run the boys and the storeroom, and perform divers other useful functions.
A few yards from the storeroom a ladder rose from the corridor through an aperture in the ceiling.
She ran to the children, clutched an arm of each child, bundled them into the room, and carefully closed the door of her storeroom of plenty.
She got in one day and kicked up a row about those miser- able rags I picked up in the storeroom to mend my clothes with.
On each side of it was a dark lumber closet or storeroom.