put considerable store in/by

Definition of put considerable store in/by

:to feel that something is very important and valuable
  • He puts considerable store in/by her opinions.

Word by Word Definitions

put play
  1. : to place in a specified position or relationship : lay

  2. : to move in a specified direction

  3. : to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust

  1. : a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

  2. : an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. : being in place : fixed, set

considerable play
  1. : worth consideration : significant

  2. : large in extent or degree

  1. : a considerable amount, degree, or extent

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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