put considerable store in/by

Definition of put considerable store in/by

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to move in a specified direction

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

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  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

considerableplay
  1. :  worth consideration :  significant

    :  large in extent or degree

  1. :  a considerable amount, degree, or extent

storeplay
  1. :  lay away, accumulate

    :  furnish, supply

    :  to stock against a future time

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

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

    :  something that is accumulated

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

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


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