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Dictionary definition for: Store

1. (n) a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

2. (v) keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter" "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn''t eat"

3. (n) a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

4. (v) find a place for and put away for storage; "where should we stow the vegetables?" "I couldn''t store all the books in the attic so I sold some"

5. (n) an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

6. (n) a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"

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