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Definition of Stores

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Store Store, n. [OE. stor, stoor, OF. estor, provisions, supplies, fr. estorer to store. See Store, v. t.] 1. That which is accumulated, or massed together; a source from which supplies may be drawn; hence, an abundance; a great quantity, or a great number. The ships are fraught with store of victuals. --Bacon. With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and give the prize. --Milton. 2. A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine. 3. Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop. [U.S. & British Colonies] 4. pl. Articles, especially of food, accumulated for some specific object; supplies, as of provisions, arms, ammunition, and the like; as, the stores of an army, of a ship, of a family. His swine, his horse, his stoor, and his poultry. --Chaucer. In store, in a state of accumulation; in keeping; hence, in a state of readiness. ``I have better news in store for thee.' --Shak. Store clothes, clothing purchased at a shop or store; -- in distinction from that which is home-made. [Colloq. U.S.] Store pay, payment for goods or work in articles from a shop or store, instead of money. [U.S.] To set store by, to value greatly; to have a high appreciation of. To tell no store of, to make no account of; to consider of no importance. Syn: Fund; supply; abundance; plenty; accumulation; provision. Usage: Store, Shop. The English call the place where goods are sold (however large or splendid it may be) a shop, and confine the word store to its original meaning; viz., a warehouse, or place where goods are stored. In America the word store is applied to all places, except the smallest, where goods are sold. In some British colonies the word store is used as in the United States.
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Store Store, a. Accumulated; hoarded. --Bacon.
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Store Store, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stored; p. pr. & vb. n. Storing.] [OE. storen, OF. estorer to construct, restore, store, LL. staurare, for L. instaurare to renew, restore; in + staurare (in comp.) Cf. Instore, Instaurate, Restore, Story a floor.] 1. To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away. Dora stored what little she could save. --Tennyson. 2. To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time. Her mind with thousand virtues stored. --Prior. Wise Plato said the world with men was stored. --Denham. Having stored a pond of four acres with carps, tench, and other fish. --Sir M. Hale. 3. To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.

Meaning of Stores from wikipedia

- Store may refer to: Retail store, a shop where merchandise is sold, usually products and usually on a retail basis, and where wares are often kept App...
- Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores....
- Saravana Stores is a chain of retail stores, located in 7 locations across Chennai - T Nagar, Porur, Purasawalkam, Chrompet, Padi, Chennai, Anna Nagar...
- Ross Stores, Inc. is an American chain of off-price department stores headquartered in Dublin, California, officially operating under the brandname, Ross...
- Big-box stores, hypermarkets, and discount stores are comparable to historical department stores. Before shopping centres, department stores were standalone...
- France. By the end of the twentieth century, stores were using labels such as "mega-stores" and "warehouse" stores to reflect their growing size. In Australia...
- expansion from about 100 stores a year down to 70 stores a year. Target stores are designed to be more attractive than large big-box stores by having wider aisles...
- Dunnes Stores is an Irish multinational retail chain that primarily sells food, clothes and household wares. In addition to its main customer base in Ireland...
- Concept II replaced dimly lit industrial-style stores with brighter and more fashionably fixtured stores. Stores also began placing all stock on the sales...
- Apple Store is a chain of retail stores owned and operated by Apple Inc. The stores sell Mac personal computers, iPhone smartphones, iPad tablet computers...
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