mind the store

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mind the store

US
: to be in charge of a place when the person who is usually in charge is not there
  • Who's minding the store while the boss is away?

Word by Word Definitions

mind play
  1. : recollection, memory

  2. : the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

  3. : the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. : remind

  2. : remember

  3. : to attend to closely

store play
  1. : lay away, accumulate

  2. : furnish, supply

  3. : to place or leave in a location (such as a warehouse, library, or computer memory) for preservation or later use or disposal

  1. : something that is stored or kept for future use

  2. : articles (as of food) accumulated for some specific object and drawn upon as needed : stock, supplies

  3. : something that is accumulated

  1. : of, relating to, kept in, or used for a store

  2. : purchased from a store as opposed to being natural or homemade : manufactured, ready-made


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