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Synonyms of store in English:

noun

  • 1 a store of food her vast store of knowledge
    fund, bank, pool, mine, wealth, deposit, reservoir, inventory, repertoire, repertory
    rare amassment
  • 2 a grain store
  • 3 (stores) there was a vital need to recruit fresh men and to replenish the stores
  • 4 a DIY store
    informal shed
    North American informal big box
  • Phrases

    set store by

    1
    Gwen set great store by good manners
    value, attach great importance to, put a high value on, put a premium on;
    think highly of, hold in (high) regard, have a high opinion of, admire, appreciate, respect, prize, esteem
    informal rate

    verb

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  • 1 the animals need a place to store food for the winter
    keep, keep in reserve, stow, stockpile, lay in/aside, set aside, put away, put down, put to one side, deposit, save, hoard, cache;
    stock up with/on, get in supplies of, collect, gather, accumulate, cumulate, amass;
    husband, reserve, preserve
    informal put away for a rainy day, squirrel away, salt away, stash
    [Antonyms] use
  • 2 furniture that had been stored in the attic for thirty years
    put into storage, put in store, stow (away), put away;
    [Antonyms] discard
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