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Store vs. Depot

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Storenoun

A place where items may be accumulated or routinely kept.

‘This building used to be a store for old tires.’;

Depotnoun

A storage facility, in particular, a warehouse.

Storenoun

A supply held in storage.

Depotnoun

(US) A bus station or railway station. Rail transportation

Storenoun

(mainly North American) A place where items may be purchased.

‘I need to get some milk from the grocery store.’;

Depotnoun

(military) A place where recruits are assembled before being sent to active units.

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Storenoun

Memory.

‘The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.’;

Depotnoun

(military) A place for the storage, servicing or upgrade of military hardware.

Storenoun

A large amount of information retained in one's memory.

‘His vast store of jokes means he has something funny to say in every situation.’;

Depotnoun

(military) The portion of a regiment that remains at home when the rest go on foreign service.

Storenoun

A great quantity or number; abundance.

Depotnoun

(card games) The tableau; the area where cards can be arranged in solitaire or patience games.

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Storeverb

(transitive) To keep (something) while not in use, generally in a place meant for that purpose.

‘I'll store these books in the attic.’;

Depotnoun

A place of deposit for the storing of goods; a warehouse; a storehouse.

‘The islands of Guernsey and Jersey are at present the great depots of this kingdom.’;

Storeverb

To write (something) into memory or registers.

‘This operation stores the result on the stack.’;

Depotnoun

A military station where stores and provisions are kept, or where recruits are assembled and drilled.

Storeverb

(intransitive) To remain in good condition while stored.

‘I don't think that kind of cheese will store well in the refrigerator.’;

Depotnoun

A railway station; a building for the accommodation and protection of railway passengers or freight.

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Storenoun

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.’; ‘With store of ladies, whose bright eyesRain influence, and give the prize.’;

Depotnoun

station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

Storenoun

A place of deposit for goods, esp. for large quantities; a storehouse; a warehouse; a magazine.

Depotnoun

a depository for goods;

‘storehouses were built close to the docks’;

Storenoun

Any place where goods are sold, whether by wholesale or retail; a shop.

Depot

Depot ( DEP-oh or DEE-poh) may refer to:

Storenoun

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.’; ‘In his needy shop a tortoise hung,An alligator stuffed, and other skinsOf ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelvesA beggarly account of empty boxes.’; ‘Sulphurous and nitrous foam, . . . Concocted and adjusted, they reducedTo blackest grain, and into store conveyed.’;

Storeadjective

Accumulated; hoarded.

Storeverb

To collect as a reserved supply; to accumulate; to lay away.

‘Dora stored what little she could save.’;

Storeverb

To furnish; to supply; to replenish; esp., to stock or furnish against a future time.

‘Her mind with thousand virtues stored.’; ‘Wise Plato said the world with men was stored.’; ‘Having stored a pond of four acres with carps, tench, and other fish.’;

Storeverb

To deposit in a store, warehouse, or other building, for preservation; to warehouse; as, to store goods.

Storenoun

a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services;

‘he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod’;

Storenoun

a supply of something available for future use;

‘he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars’;

Storenoun

an electronic memory device;

‘a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached’;

Storenoun

a depository for goods;

‘storehouses were built close to the docks’;

Storeverb

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’;

Storeverb

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’;

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