Translation of "store" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /stɔːr/ us /stɔr/

A1 mainly US a building or part of a building where you can buy things

a grocery store
She works at a men’s clothing store.

an amount of something that you are keeping to use later

a store of grain
verb uk /stɔːr/ us /stɔr/ present participle storing, past tense and past participle stored

to put something somewhere and not use it until you need it

Store the oil in a dark, cool place.
We have a lot of old clothes stored in the attic.

to keep information on a computer

All the data is stored on the hard drive.

(Translation of “store” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /stoː/

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.

a (large) collected amount or quantity

reserva, almacén, depósito
He has a store of interesting facts in his head.

a place where a supply of goods etc is kept; a storehouse or storeroom

almacén, depósito
It’s in the store(s).

a shop

The post office here is also the village store
a department store.
storage /-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).
storehouse noun ( storeroom)

a place or room where goods etc are stored

almacén, depósito
There is a storeroom behind the shop.
storekeeper noun

(especially American) a shopkeeper.

in store

kept or reserved for future use

en depósito, en reserva
I keep plenty of tinned food in store for emergencies.

coming in the future

There’s trouble in store for her!
set (great) store by

to value highly (eg a person’s approval etc)

valorar algo mucho
He sets great store by her judgement when it comes to financial matters.
store up phrasal verb

to collect and keep (for future need)

acumular, almacenar
I don’t know why she stores up all those old magazines.

(Translation of “store” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)