noun stor·age \ˈstr-ij\

: space where you put things when they are not being used

: the state of being kept in a place when not being used : the state of being stored somewhere

: the act of putting something that is not being used in a place where it is available, where it can be kept safely, etc. : the act of storing something

Full Definition of STORAGE

a :  space or a place for storing
b :  an amount stored
c :  memory 4
a :  the act of storing :  the state of being stored; especially :  the safekeeping of goods in a depository (as a warehouse)
b :  the price charged for keeping goods in a storehouse
:  the production by means of electric energy of chemical reactions that when allowed to reverse themselves generate electricity again without serious loss

Examples of STORAGE

  1. Her new house is much smaller, so she had to rent additional storage.
  2. We need to get our furniture out of storage.
  3. the body's storage of fat
  4. the storage of nuclear waste

First Known Use of STORAGE

circa 1613

Rhymes with STORAGE

STORAGE Defined for Kids


noun stor·age \ˈstr-ij\

Definition of STORAGE for Kids

:  space or a place for putting things for future use or for safekeeping <The house has plenty of storage.>
:  the act of putting things somewhere especially for future use :  the state of being stored <The boat is in storage until the spring.>
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