store - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    American a large shop

    a grocery store

    Complaints should be addressed to the store manager.

    1. a.
      American a shop of any size
  2. 2
    a supply of something that is kept to be used later

    a store of food for the winter

    1. a.
      a place where a supply of something is kept until it is needed

      The building was used as a weapons store.

  3. 3


    [plural] supplies of food and equipment used by an army
  4. 4
    a large amount of something that is kept in your memory

    She has acquired such a vast store of knowledge.