verb (used with object), stored, stor·ing.
verb (used without object), stored, stor·ing.
- 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
Related formsstor·er, nouno·ver·store, verb, o·ver·stored, o·ver·stor·ing.sub·store, nounwell-stored, adjective
Examples from the Web for storing
Unfortunately, the site was storing all the “private” Snapchats on a web server, along with the usernames of senders.‘The Snappening’ Is Real: 90,000 Private Photos and 9,000 Hacked Snapchat Videos Leak Online|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One fundamental question that Taser declined to answer: What happens when a federal agency wants access to evidence it is storing?Your Arrest Video Is Going Online. Who Will See It?|Jacob Siegel|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, Hamas is firing rockets from residential areas and storing weapons caches in schools.Why I’m Against Hamas, Against What Israel Is Doing, and For Judaism|Sally Kohn|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thinks the more than 1,000 tons of seeds he was storing are lost.Ukraine Families Flee Into the Forest to Escape Brutal Fighting in Sloviansk|Yusuf Sayman|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The steamer trunks under the windows are for storing toys and for dressing up clothes.
Language was among such means and became even more effective when a medium for storing and disseminating-writing-was established.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
I am successful in storing apples in bulk in a cellar, and find Winesap and Missouri Pippin keep best.The Apple|Various
At the other side of the hall were several long wooden drinking-troughs, which were used for the storing of pikes and scythes.Micah Clarke|Arthur Conan Doyle
Note the need of fireplaces, of screened windows and doors, and provision for storing food.Woman's Club Work and Programs|Caroline French Benton
In our flat we did not think of such a thing as storing the coal in the bathtub.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
British Dictionary definitions for storing
- 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 Formsstorable, adjective
Word Origin for store
Idioms and Phrases with storing
see in store; mind the store; set store by; variety store.