Meaning of STORE in English

STORE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a charge/store card (= one that allows you to buy things from a particular shop and pay for them later )

Store cards often have high rates of interest.

a department store/video store/food store etc chain

Morgan was the owner of a computer store chain.

a department store/video store/food store etc chain

Morgan was the owner of a computer store chain.

a department store/video store/food store etc chain

Morgan was the owner of a computer store chain.

a discount store/shop (= selling things more cheaply than other shops )

There's a lot of competition from large discount stores.

a shop/store window

She looked in shop windows.

anchor store

chain store

cold store

convenience store

department store

dime store

flagship store

The firm has just opened a flagship store in Las Vegas.

general store

high street banks/shops/stores etc

hold/store sth on a computer

This data is all held on a central computer.

lay in store

I was wondering what lay in store for us.

liquor store

multiple store

outlet store

retail outlet/shop/store/chain

We are looking for more retail outlets for our products.

secondhand store/shop etc (= a shop that sells second-hand things )

store brand

Store brands are cheaper than name brands.

store card

store data

The data is stored on a computer in our central office.

store detective

store energy

Batteries store the energy from the solar panels.

store sth in a container

Carrots from the garden were stored in containers of sand in the cellar.

there’s a surprise in store (for sb) (= something unexpected is going to happen )

There were plenty more surprises in store for him.

variety store

warehouse store

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

big

She went up West, to look for a job in one of the big department stores .

He also took me to a big department store , the likes of which I had never before seen.

Go to No. 16 shed, our big flat store , and ask and if they want overtime.

But most big stores admit they daren't put prices up for fear of losing the few customers they have.

They are the reason he asked Mobil to let him build a bigger store .

He had owned a big department store that had burned down, and he had then hanged himself.

Everyone was so fed up with trying to get their clothes in big department stores or boutiques.

cold

The buyer's carrier went to the cold store with a delivery order.

But the effect seemed diluted as he then toured the docks' cold store which was stuffed full of apples.

They then went into a cold store and stole dozens of cartons of cream.

Originally built for food manufacture it incorporates a number of free standing cold stores which can be removed if required.

general

The village boasts a general store , a butcher's shop, a community post office and two public houses.

In addition, picnic supplies can be purchased at general stores within the park.

Upon arrival, they are told that they must buy all their daily supplies at an on-site general store .

It marked a return to the general store of frontier days.

The old general store had gone but the shade thorn tree was still there, bewildered by its surround of concrete pavement.

Increasingly price-conscious consumers are shopping less at department stores and more at discount stores and general merchandise stores.

Other amenities include a post office and general store , and a free house, the Bricklayers' Arms.

It has a restaurant and a tiny general store with overpriced merchandise.

great

And that the Department could make better use of the great store of experience within the teaching profession during the consultation process.

They put great store in filial piety and playing by their rules.

Finniston still puts great store in these qualities today and he believes they equally apply to any kind of company or organisation.

Being thus disappointed, I now set great store by what the first night might bring.

It apparently sets great store by creating business and completing assignments relatively quickly.

By contrast, Rhone Poulenc and Molycorp have set great store on producing consistent levels of purity.

The ancient Israelites set great store by proper burial.

The conclusion is surely that they do not place great store by our profession or its body.

large

Tissue neutrophils did not express the lysozyme mRNA, though they have large stores of the protein.

For designers, for whom large retail stores are the main selling outlet, the news is not good.

Price: £19.95 from large diy stores .

Soon, the station will complete a new, larger convenience store .

First, they generally need very large memory stores , typically of the order of hundreds of megabytes.

Few businesses larger than convenience stores planned to open today.

If you were asked to select the towns for two new large department stores , which two would you choose and why?

Chains may order massive quantities of books to fill their large stores .

local

While the shop supplies all of the local wholefood stores and hotels, it remains very much a family concern.

Bernie takes his bland government sedan to the local grocery store and trundles his way down the fresh produce aisle.

This may involve the provision and limited stocking or small local stores .

He would like to see it sold through local drug stores .

Card magic cake Buy some regular sponge cake from a local store .

Her husband, Jim Gerlich, 30, is a sales manager with a local department store .

Nowadays, many top designers also produce mass-produced goods which we can buy in the local department store .

This is one of the best things on your local comic book stores shelves.

new

Work is still going on in fitting out a new store right up to the last minute.

The company will also open a new store in both 1997 and 1998.

Passing places on the local roads in and around the new store have also been built.

Two new stores have opened already and we are expecting to achieve stronger results in all area.

The rise includes new stores , which increased selling space in the period by 4. 5 %, the company said.

Nine new stores and two major enlargements are planned for the current year.

OfficeMax Inc., for one, will open 80 new stores this year with internal funds.

small

Number 73 was just a doorway between a travel agent and a small grocery store , with three steps leading up to it.

One glimpsed the fresh-fruit stands and small grocery store dotting the edge of a small world never available.

This may involve the provision and limited stocking or small local stores .

It heats a laborers' hostel, 18 apartment buildings, four city-owned businesses and a handful of small stores .

Jovana is 16 and works under-the-table, buying bread wholesale and selling it back to small stores .

Hundreds of smaller chains and stores went out of business, many hurt by price wars waged by appliance chains.

I know that the Minister likes small stores , because she referred to them. in her speech on 14 October.

My parents and brother took up the offer and discovered for themselves how profitable the small store was.

■ NOUN

chain

Separate from these groups was the large mass of youth whose clothes were chain store versions of traditional styles.

Today, major chain stores and automakers are slated to release December sales figures.

This desire in the commercial sector to create a solid, established identity reflects the rise of the chain store .

Since November, the pace of borrowing likely slowed as department and chain stores reported dismal holiday sales.

The streets are dominated by chain stores .

With the chain stores and restaurants, one town looks a lot like any other.

The chain store piloted a 13-week part-time secondment programme in which five employees spent hours working with five voluntary organisations.

Problem is, those indexes represent just random samplings of chain stores .

convenience

Police spoke of a benign new law enforcement tactic no more intrusive than a video camera at a convenience store .

Price these items in two supermarkets and a convenience store .

At a convenience store / gas station in Manvel, several people seek refuge from the storms.

If the relative robbed a convenience store , well, maybe no.

Soon, the station will complete a new, larger convenience store .

Craig comes in from his job at a convenience store .

Today, the town has a service station, convenience store , barber shop and a few smaller service businesses.

The call was traced to a pay phone at a convenience store .

department

He had taken her to Boston's leading department store .

Her husband, Jim Gerlich, 30, is a sales manager with a local department store .

It's thought to have cost the Dickens and Jones department store £100,000 in lost business.

The department store chain will consolidate its regional businesses into its Schaumburg, Illinois.

In 1968 he married Sonja Haraldsen, the daughter of a department store owner.

No jobs for saleswomen in the department stores .

The winning objects will be sold at reasonable prices in 300 department stores , from the date our exhibition begins.

That promotion angle is also a tack taken by department stores .

discount

Grocery and discount stores give shoppers with buyers' cards special discounts in exchange for permission to gather information on their purchases.

To make matters worse a discount store had opened in the area and it was selling the same beds at £140 each.

The jacket comes from a discount store on Canal Street, part of a discontinued line of two-trousered suits.

Once the site of Seals Stadium, the eight-acre parcel was later home to a White Front discount store .

You can get a comfortable, cozy look with items from department and discount stores .

Increasingly price-conscious consumers are shopping less at department stores and more at discount stores and general merchandise stores.

food

I mention the food stores because on this occasion they were to prove important.

Similasan Eye Drops 3 for computer eye fatigue will be available beginning this month in health food stores and select pharmacies.

Thousands of Nuba were forced to flee as government soldiers scaled the mountains, destroying almost 2,500 homes and burning food stores .

A health food store is a good place to search for the herbs listed above.

The first door to port opened up into a food store , the corresponding door to starboard was locked.

The children ate organic foods from health food stores and from the garden at their home.

A box of eight sausages costs around £1.95, from food stores and health food shops.

Each week, sometimes twice weekly, food stores advertise their specials in the local newspapers.

furniture

The shop was owned by Mr. Sewell who also ran a furniture store , further up the street at No. 29.

Edusha had lost her job in the furniture store .

Standing in the lighted alcove of a furniture store at Glasgow Cross.

At the end, he had his own furniture store in Manhattan.

One of the most bizarre things I saw was the lengthy and intricate preparation for the blessing of a new furniture store .

Edusha, now working in the furniture store , was away from home all day.

Friends of the Earth want shoppers to boycott some furniture stores , including Hatfields of Colchester.

Holliday, the downtown furniture store manager, said he was in his second-floor office when the quake struck.

grocery

Number 73 was just a doorway between a travel agent and a small grocery store , with three steps leading up to it.

Bernie takes his bland government sedan to the local grocery store and trundles his way down the fresh produce aisle.

Constable Jamieson was talking to Mr Fox, who owned the grocery store .

Its aim was to become the single line of spices carried by most grocery stores .

Kindergartners sometimes panhandle for food money outside grocery stores .

One glimpsed the fresh-fruit stands and small grocery store dotting the edge of a small world never available.

Another drunken former farmhand draped himself across the counter of the farm's lone grocery store .

He went to the grocery store and bought food.

hardware

She had two rooms above a hardware store in Venus.

Rioters broke into hardware stores and armed themselves, demolished black businesses, and even robbed stores kept by white men.

It was sub-Post Office, supermarket, hardware store , clothes shop, newsagent's and chemist's packed into one room.

As it turns out, Heflin is not the brightest bulb in the hardware store .

You also need brushes which you can buy from a hardware store .

Not that it was a completely wasted trip, what with the hardware store right next door.

He believes they were bought from a camping or hardware store in the week leading up to April 27.

liquor

I pulled the car in beside a late-business liquor store .

The clerk in the liquor store had recommended that she let this red wine breathe before serving it.

I've been through my neighbourhood, where they've torn down liquor stores and burnt down everything.

The unanimous vote was applauded by community groups concerned that liquor stores lead to more drinking and more crime.

On Dec. 31, 91 people died in Bombay after drinking poisoned liquor bought at a government-licensed liquor store .

He went back into the liquor store and called Yellow Cab.

BTheodora sees Johnny up the street, bums a little change, then heads to a nearby liquor store .

It requires anyone seeking to open a liquor store in a high-crime area to obtain a conditional-use permit from the city.

manager

As a stores manager , Horne finds that the quantity of 1,1,1 used in labs is small.

Even more disturbing was the method the store manager had developed to cope with the emergency.

A gun's been recovered after the latest attack, in which a store manager was held captive for six hours.

Huggins periodically asks store managers to nominate 10 chocolates for oblivion to make room for new products.

The store manager has no say in objectives of the organisation.

We want our store managers to take the business home in their stomach.

Power: Both the store manager and the personnel manger at Burger King did not like the use of the word power.

The store manager appeared and opened the door.

owner

The room was originally designed for the Pennsylvanian department store owner Edgar J. Kaufmann from 1935.

They have this preconception of a gun store owner .

In 1968 he married Sonja Haraldsen, the daughter of a department store owner .

Modena Fuston, a 67-year-old former store owner , is one such constituent.

And there are no plans to prosecute the store owners .

Smith, admitting he had an unreported business relationship with the department store owner , resigned as junior minister for Northern Ireland.

Now store owner Paul Harper has offered a £500 reward for information leading to a conviction.

For store owners to think that customer growth will come via cars to an already terribly congested downtown area is beyond belief.

shoe

One unfortunate woman who ran a discount shoe store was oblivious to the fact she was sitting on an old school goldmine.

As part of the plan, Sears said it is withdrawing from Saxone and Curtess shoe stores .

Worst-hit are clothing and shoe stores where sales crashed even with up to 70 percent price cuts.

The only trouble was, there was no ladies' shoe store in Mitford.

Sally was constantly going back and forth to the shoe store trying to find shoes that Hannah would wear.

Dentist done moved out. Shoe store gone.

street

Look for these products in your high street stores or write for stockists and further information to Abbey Kapok &038; Fillings,.

And ten years later most other high street stores were following suit.

They won a choice of either High Street store vouchers or a flying or gliding lesson.

This is a shareware version of a popular commercial game sold through high street stores and includes 20 missions.

This seems highly unlikely at a time when high street stores are holding sales before Christmas.

■ VERB

close

Musicland Stores Corp., which includes the Sam Goody chain, closed 64 stores in 1995 and may close more.

Mrs Wermer retired and closed her Potomac store 10 years ago.

Still, some analysts have said that for Kmart to regroup, it needs to close hundreds of stores .

Then Reno closed the store and rushed over to our place.

We close the store at seven.

Nevertheless, much of the debt from the closed stores remained to be paid.

It has since closed 100 stores in an effort to stem losses.

lie

Pray heaven she might find the courage to endure the horrors that must lie in store !

Earthquake experts like to talk about what lies in store for New York City.

Are we so blind as to miss what may lie in store for us?

Earlier writers had given hints of the rewards that lay in store for those who followed this intellectual path.

Only when they saw the hooded men with blood-covered knives approaching their cars did they realise what lay in store for them.

And we knew what lay in store from him as well.

But that was before she'd known the traumas that lay in store for her.

open

Supermarket chain said it would open the store in Clayton Square in January, creating 200 new jobs.

The company will also open a new store in both 1997 and 1998.

Argos opened 19 stores last year, with 25 more planned for 1993.

He turned his back to him and opening up his store .

Consequently, most merchants simply open their stores or kiosks, frequently by invading parts of the street or the sidewalk.

It started off under-funded and expanded too quickly, opening 35 stores in 32 months.

Both retailers started up locally in the 1970s and often opened stores near each other.

run

With the help of the Village Retail Services Association it formed a co-operative to run a village store in temporary accommodation.

A former grocer from Rector Street, at twenty he had gone bankrupt trying to run a cigar store on Pearl Street.

One unfortunate woman who ran a discount shoe store was oblivious to the fact she was sitting on an old school goldmine.

The Hom family ran the store .

His parents ran a cloth store .

I remember one time when she had an affair with a guy who ran some store in the mall.

The competition will run in all stores , and entry is free.

sell

Our expert tested the standard mince pies sold by each store , rather than the luxury versions.

There are a lot of house numbers in figure form sold in stores and catalogs, but script numbers are hiding somewhere.

Ixora met a man, a travelling businessman who visited the islands throughout the winter, selling to the department stores .

He would like to see it sold through local drug stores .

Eventually, dealers say, the irritant is expected to be sold in retail stores and convenience markets as well.

Ann Bailey, who sells stationery at the store from which Revel buys his maps of Bleston.

Zatar is sold already blended in stores that carry Middle Eastern foods.

To hold and expand volume, supermarkets took on nonfood lines, products that were not previously sold in grocery stores .

set

It apparently sets great store by creating business and completing assignments relatively quickly.

And they set up their own store .

I want you to have the portrait too, as you set so much store by it.

None the less you set store by a certain orderly look to things.

She had set much store by retaining or restoring her relations with these men, and thought she knew why.

Not the goods but the employment provided by their production was the thing by which we set ultimate store .

By contrast, Rhone Poulenc and Molycorp have set great store on producing consistent levels of purity.

Being thus disappointed, I now set great store by what the first night might bring.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

one-stop shop/store etc

Intuit is now aiming to become a one-stop shopping source for anyone looking to do home banking.

Once combined, the companies hope to provide one-stop shopping-all of their services to customers on one bill.

The attraction to consumers, Schneider said, would be one-stop shopping and possibly extra services.

The companies' will explore ways to provide one-stop shopping for utilities that want to automate many of their business functions.

The opening would give many franchisers their first permanent showrooms and allow for one-stop shopping by potential franchisees.

Their goal is to become the one-stop shopping mall of cyberspace.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The book is a store of knowledge about Dickens.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He reportedly warned of a bomb placed at an unspecified Boots store in Liverpool.

Her background is interior design, and she works as a designer at a furniture store .

Most SuperTarget stores employ about 500 people, -- compared with about 200 employees in traditional Target stores, Knach said.

Simply use a dice and counters and see what fate has in store .

The store , at Balloan Park in Inverness, will open on 4 March.

The boy ransacked his father's stores for old guns, shields and spears which we hung in the entrance hall.

We have been to the Horton Plaza store .

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

amount

They store any amount from one to nine.

They have become smaller, faster and able to store huge amounts of data.

A hard disk enables the microcomputer to store vast amounts of information on disk.

body

Remember that the B vitamins and vitamin C can not be stored in your body .

None gets stored as body fat.

Protein is stored in the body and blood fats increase steadily up to the time of birth.

Both B and C vitamins, being water soluble, can not be stored in the body and must be replaced daily.

So in order to store them inside its body , the Bombardier Beetle has evolved a chemical inhibitor to make them harmless.

computer

A bit is the smallest amount of information that a computer can store , ie 0 or 1.

We started at a local computer store , a big discounter like CompUSA but with another name.

All computer information when inside the computer is stored in binary code form.

They will be sold at electronics and computer stores as well as at toy retailers, such as Toys R Us.

Memory-the part of the computer which stores information for immediate access.

D., a personal computer , which stores notes and helps you advance the plot.

Basics 8.2.1 All computers are able to store and retrieve information from a non-volatile medium.

These regional hubs will be packed with server computers that store the most frequently accessed data on the Internet.

data

After a time, the data was stored in a computer at army headquarters, Lisburn.

The virus then scrambles that data and stores it someplace else on the disk.

One of the most important is using information about the type of data stored in order to to prevent howlers.

Instead, a user dials into the Internet worldwide computer network and uses software and data that are stored there.

We have an enormous amount of data stored on 9C computers nationwide.

For one thing, the data is by definition stored off-site.

These objects will be able to link to data stored anywhere in the enterprise using the company's OpenODB object-oriented database.

The data you store today may be difficult or impossible to read in just a few years.

database

Attribute data relate to the properties of the points, lines and polygons that are stored in the cartographic database .

HelpDesk requests are stored in an historical database , which can be searched for effective answers to future reader queries.

If a user is stored in the character database then very high performance can be achieved.

Much of the information is stored in databases .

The vector sequence obtained is matched against what is stored in the database .

A gateway to the Sybase database allows developed applications to call procedures defined and stored in the Sybase database.

The data is stored in a relational database .

disk

It enables moving pictures as well as text and graphics to be stored on compact disks .

You can combine, or merge, documents that are stored separately on the disk .

For example: a file is to be stored on a 3380 disk , fourteen records per track, starting at cylinder 23.

The screen displays a list of the macros stored on your default disk drive.

These sub-dictionaries are stored on disk and are read in as required.

Macros stored on disk are useful when you will use a series of keystrokes in many different documents.

He then said that the program would not have been patentable had it been stored on a floppy disk .

The file will be stored on disk line by line, with a carriage return after each line.

document

Type the name of the stored document , then press Enter.

The highlighted text will be added to the end of the stored document .

Since these programs take up most of that disk, there is little room to store your own documents .

You must have enough space on your disk to store your documents as well as the macro instructions.

energy

From then on, the crystals continue to accumulate and store energy .

He felt the heat radiating up from the receiver, hoping to take heart from this release of stored energy .

New Scientist took up some original thought on an old idea, the flywheel, which can store energy with high efficiency.

When winter came, some of them would not have enough stored energy to survive, and they would die.

Night is required by plants to store the energy collected during the day.

Are animals able to store energy ?

A flywheel will be added to the system next year to store kinetic energy lost by braking.

The high-speed flywheel will store the energy and use it to get the vehicle moving again.

file

Each attribute or set of related attributes is stored in its own file .

Instead they have calculated benefits using a calculator and storing files in manila folders.

Most user and system activity was captured and stored in machine-readable log files .

These images can be stored in computer files and viewed on the screen of any personal computer connected to the system.

The old file won't itself be finally lost until all its space happens to be used for storing new files.

Following earlier reductions in the staff the offices in our basement were unoccupied, but used for storing old files .

The target word that the user intended to write at each position is also known and stored in a file .

food

When he rooted around the kitchen he was amazed at the amount of food she had stored .

Some foods were stored in covered jars, although meats and herbs would be hunt from the ceiling.

Barrett health-\#food stores , 185 Supersave Drugstores and distributes drugs and medical supplies.

Barrett health food stores and 185 Supersave Drugstores.

In the evening, at the wrap, we would have to put the food away and store it properly.

Barrett health food stores and transfer 176 stores to its chemist division.

form

The analogue signal was stored in digitised form on a computer hard drive.

For convenience, this information is not stored in human form , but in some magnetic or electronic device.

All computer information when inside the computer is stored in binary code form .

Information such as this is conveniently stored in the form of addition and multiplication tables as follows.

image

The client-server version of BRS/Search can store text, images , graphics, audio and video documents.

The computer-controlled telescope stores these images on magnetic media.

Fonts are not stored as digitised images but as mathematical representations of the shape of each character.

They all store reference images in either a thin or volume hologram and retrieve them in a coherently illuminated feedback loop.

Increasing the number of displayable colours or shades of grey requires more memory to store the image .

Compact disks that can store high quality images will change the market even more radically.

This means that a Data Discman disc can store up to 32,000 separate images .

information

Where health information is stored in computers, it is important that the patient understands the safeguards against unauthorised people gaining access.

Where or how is all the information stored ?

Of most importance to the higher level processes is the information stored with the end of word flag.

A great deal of that historical information was conveniently stored at the University of Edinburgh, three hundred miles northwest of Cambridge.

The trie structure does allow such information to be stored at the end of word nodes.

For convenience, this information is not stored in human form, but in some magnetic or electronic device.

She watched how we worked and communicated and how messages and information were received, stored , and sent out.

item

Traders were allowed to store unsold items and the Trade Ministry offered to buy them at reasonable prices.

Inside there's a small hanging shelf that is handy for storing small items or for hanging a torch.

This is the Control File which stores up to 14 items of information that control how the export is to be done.

They were used to store such items as candles, dustbins and ashtrays for the Civil Service.

memory

She stored that memory away, together with the memory of the forest in the foreground as she walked on.

Interestingly, the impairment is of the ability to form new memories , not the ability to recall stored memories.

The experience is not forgotten but is stored in memory .

While online, the user could play the game, which would be stored in short-term memory .

All this is stored in the subconscious memory and the habit continues when we grow up.

Everything stored in the memory of a computer can be copied on to removable diskettes.

In the midst of darkness come some stored memories of a different sort.

program

To store more data and programs when the power is off, most computers use magnetic discs.

The fiber is useless unless it connects customers to equipment that transmits or stores information or video programs .

Madreidetic who then also sold data-cubes and stored their own hidden programs within the crystalline lattice.

record

The program uses five files each which can store one thousand records .

shoe

Louis-based Edison Brothers Stores said it would close 473 apparel and shoe stores by Jan. 31.

warehouse

The bill was introduced in response to a wave of food riots and looting of warehouses used to store foreign aid supplies.

What sort of distribution warehouses are needed to store and deliver their multimedia cargo?

waste

The country lacked the technology to store the waste safely and it was threatening water supplies.

They say it's irresponsible to store radioactive waste where it can be a public danger and a safety risk.

The dump is intended to store low- and intermediate-level waste from the year 2005.

water

The command module also had provision for storing an emergency water supply added.

The vessel was probably used to store acorns or water , Ver Planck said.

Layers of rock that are porous and permeable enough to store water and let it flow through them easily are called aquifers.

It was quite another thing to build a dam, store the water , and make the desert bloom.

A classic example is a capacity to store water in their feathers.

The stored water could then be used to irrigate adjacent agricultural land, and hydropower revenues would cover the inevitable losses.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Store the medicine in a cool place.

All of my old books are stored in boxes in the attic.

Data regarding employees' salaries are stored on the computer at the main office.

How much information can you store on your hard drive?

Huge amounts of information can be stored on a single CD-ROM.

Instead of being distributed, the food was unloaded and stored away in a warehouse.

The cards can be stored alphabetically.

The computer stores the information in its memory automatically.

The government plans to store the nuclear waste at a site in Nevada.

The warehouse is being used to store food and clothes for the refugees.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He only hoped the electronic equipment was safely stored away.

It is proposed that this collection should be sifted, and the contents scanned and stored electronically on optical media.

Since they are predictable, the camera moves are sometimes preprogrammed and stored in computers.

What that experience demonstrates is that the teacher very rarely uses the voluminous information, which is nevertheless conscientiously stored and retained.

When stock is reduced and full of flavor, strain carefully, let cool, and store .

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