[stawr-hous, stohr-]

noun, plural store·hous·es [stawr-hou-ziz, stohr-] /ˈstɔrˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈstoʊr-/.

a building in which things are stored.
any repository or source of abundant supplies, as of facts or knowledge.

Origin of storehouse

First recorded in 1300–50, storehouse is from the Middle English word storhous. See store, house

Synonyms for storehouse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of storehouse

  • With her projects on Fox, on late-night TV, and now with Burnett, Palin is building up a storehouse of gripping stories.

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Historical Examples of storehouse

British Dictionary definitions for storehouse



a place where things are stored
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Word Origin and History for storehouse

mid-14c., from store (n.) + house (n.).

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