(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Place for storage
1. store, accumulation, hoard; mine, vein, lode, quarry; spring, wellspring; treasure, reserve, savings, nest egg; fund, savings bond, stamp, account, etc.; stock [in trade], merchandise; supply, heap (see assemblage); crop, harvest, vintage; supplies, provisions. See property, provision, means, acquisition, quantity.
2. storage, conservation; storehouse, storeroom, depository; depot, warehouse, cache, repository, magazine, arsenal, armory; buttery, larder, pantry, closet; garage; stockpile; bank, vault, safe-deposit box, treasury, piggy bank; museum, gallery, conservatory; silo, grain elevator, granary; menagerie; zoo; reservoir, tank, cistern, pond, millpond; data storage (see computers). See retention.
Verbs — store; put, set, or lay by, lay or stow away, set or lay aside; store, lay, heap, put, or save up, accumulate, amass, hoard, garner, save; reserve, keep or hold back; save, bank, deposit; husband [one's resources] (see economy); stow, stack, load; harvest; heap, collect, stockpile, stock up, lay in store, keep, file; lay in, provide; preserve. Informal, salt away. Slang, stash.
Adjectives — stored, in store, in reserve; on hand, in stock (see presence); spare, supernumerary; extra.
Phrases — a penny saved is a penny earned; waste not, want not.
Quotations — A library is thought in cold storage (Lord Samuel).
Antonyms, see waste, poverty.
n. supply (see store); market, shop, boutique (see sale).
- set store by
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An establishment, especially for retail sales]
Syn. shop, department store, specialty shop, men's furnishing store, draper's, drygoods store, storehouse, repository, emporium, chain store, market, confectionary, business house, grocery store, étape (French), godown (Oriental), golah (Anglo-Indian); see also building 1 .
2. [Stored goods]
Syn. wares, reserve, stocks; see commodity , property 1 .
Syn. put, deposit, cache, stock, store away, stow away, lay by, lay in, lay up, lay down, put away, put aside, lock away, bank, warehouse, stockpile, collect, squirrel away, pack away, set aside, set apart, amass, file, stash, salt away, file and forget, put in moth balls, mothball; see also save 3 .
Ant. spend*, draw out, withdraw.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. shop market, mart, retail outlet, *Mom and Pop operation, emporium, *five and dime, supermarket, department store, mall, factory outlet, boutique, convenience store, drugstore, thrift shop, business establishment, canteen, PX.
2. supply stock, stockpile, reserve, savings, inventory, provisions, hoard, cache, *nest egg, stash.
save, reserve, put away, stow, *squirrel away, stock, stockpile, lay in supplies, hoard, cache, warehouse, stash, provision, load up, *salt away.
ANT.: spend, *blow, deplete
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A retail establishment where merchandise is sold: boutique, emporium, outlet, shop. See TRANSACTIONS. 2. A supply stored or hidden for future use: backlog, cache, hoard, inventory, nest egg, reserve, reservoir, stock, stockpile, treasure. Slang: stash. See COLLECT. 3. A place where something is deposited for safekeeping: archive, depository, magazine, repository, storehouse, warehouse. See KEEP. II verb 1. To accumulate and set aside for future use. Also used with up: lay in, lay up, save (up), stockpile. See KEEP. 2. To have or put in a customary place: keep. See PLACE.

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