verb (used with object), stored, stor·ing.
verb (used without object), stored, stor·ing.
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Idioms for store
- in readiness or reserve.
- about to happen; imminent: There is a great deal of trouble in store for them if they persist in their ways.
Origin of store
OTHER WORDS FROM storestor·er, nouno·ver·store, verb, o·ver·stored, o·ver·stor·ing.sub·store, nounwell-stored, adjective
Words nearby store
British Dictionary definitions for set store by
- an establishment for the retail sale of goods and services
- (in combination)storefront
- a large supply or stock kept for future use
- (as modifier)store ship
- a storage place such as a warehouse or depository
- (in combination)storeman
- an animal bought lean to be fattened up for market
- (as modifier)store cattle
Derived forms of storestorable, adjective
Word Origin for store
Idioms and Phrases with set store by (1 of 2)
Also, set great store by. Regard as valuable or worthwhile, as in I don't set much store by her judgment, or He sets great store by his good name. The word store here is used in the sense of “something precious,” a usage that is obsolete except in these terms.
Idioms and Phrases with set store by (2 of 2)
see in store; mind the store; set store by; variety store.