store

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noun
1 place where you can buy things ⇨ See also ↑shop
ADJECTIVE
big, large, major (esp. BrE)
small
retail
department
high-street (BrE), local, village (esp. BrE)
chain
online

You can buy music from an online store.

discount
convenience, corner (esp. BrE), general
specialty (AmE)
outlet
DIY (esp. BrE), electrical (esp. BrE), grocery (esp. AmE), hardware (esp. AmE), health-food (esp. AmE), liquor (AmE), record, toy, video, etc.
dime (AmE)
thrift (AmE)
flagship

Ralph Lauren's flagship store on Madison Avenue

… OF STORES
chain
VERB + STORE
go to, visit
close, open

The company plans to open two new stores in Dublin.

operate, run

The company operates four stores in Maryland.

hit

The CD will hit stores in January.

STORE + VERB
carry sth, offer sth, sell sth

The store offers a comprehensive line of auto parts.

close, open
STORE + NOUN
chain
account (AmE), card (BrE)
shelf, window (both esp. AmE)

The new book has been flying off store shelves.

brand (esp. AmE)

Buying store brands certainly works out cheaper.

sales (esp. AmE)
clerk, employee (both AmE)
manager, owner
detective (esp. BrE)
PREPOSITION
at a/the store, in a/the store
PHRASES
the back of a/the store, the front of a/the store
2 supply for future use
ADJECTIVE
good, great, large, vast
small
food
energy, fat

your body's fat stores

VERB + STORE
have, keep
build up
STORE + NOUN
cupboard (BrE), room (usually storeroom)
PREPOSITION
store of

a vast store of knowledge

3 place for keeping sth
ADJECTIVE
cold, dry

Beef and lamb are hung in a cold store for at least a week.

temporary
ammunition, equipment, grain, etc.
STORE + VERB
hold sth

The grain store holds several thousand tons.

PREPOSITION
in a/the store

You'll find a ladder in the equipment store.

store for

We're using the shed as a temporary store for all our stuff.

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verb
ADVERB
carefully, properly (esp. BrE), safely, securely

The paintings were carefully stored in crates.

conveniently, easily

Butane can be conveniently stored as a liquid in a can.

permanently, temporarily
digitally, electronically

electronically stored information

separately
together
away, up
Store is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑computer
Store is used with these nouns as the object: ↑data, ↑email, ↑energy, ↑fat, ↑file, ↑firearm, ↑food, ↑grain, ↑image, ↑information, ↑photograph, ↑waste

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