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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystore up
he/she/itstores up
present participlestoring up
past tensestored up
past participlestored up
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  1. 1
    to keep a lot of something so that you can use it later

    Many animals store up food for the winter.

  2. 2
    to remember something, especially so that you can tell or ask someone later

    I had stored up a few questions to ask her about the job.

  3. 3
    store up something to do something that will cause problems in the future

    People who don’t exercise are storing up health problems for themselves.

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