store Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "store" - English Dictionary

See all translations

storenoun [C]

uk   /stɔːr/  us   /stɔːr/

store noun [C] (SHOP)

B1 UK a large shop where you can buy many different types of goods: a department store a DIY/furniture storeA1 US any type of shop: a clothing/liquor store a convenience store
More examples

store noun [C] (STH KEPT)

an amount of something that is being kept for future use: He's got an impressively large store of wine in his cellar. Food stores are reported to be running dangerously low in the capital.figurative I'm afraid my great store of wit is rather depleted (= I'm not able to be very amusing) this evening. a building in which things are kept until they are needed: a grain/weapons store

storeverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /stɔːr/  us   /stɔːr/
B2 to put or keep things in a special place for use in the future: The data is stored on a hard disk and backed up on a CD. I stored my possessions in my mother's house while I was living in Spain. I've stored my thick sweaters and jackets (away) until next winter. Squirrels store (up) nuts for the winter.
More examples
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of store from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of store?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “store” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
straight

the straight part of a racetrack (= the track on which competitors race)

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More