store·​house ˈstȯr-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce storehouse (audio)
: a building for storing goods (such as provisions) : magazine, warehouse
: an abundant supply or source : repository
a storehouse of information

Examples of storehouse in a Sentence

the company has a large storehouse filled with lumber for manufacturing its line of furniture
Recent Examples on the Web Compared with the Yom Kippur War in 1973, when Israel was taken by surprise and was running low on ammunition and airplanes, Israel’s arms industry and storehouses are more advanced today and much larger. TIME, 8 Oct. 2023 Supplies from the bishops’ storehouse in Honolulu have been shipped to Maui. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 Aug. 2023 The company’s yearslong strategy to become a major film producer, using its vast storehouse of toys as intellectual property, had been met in Hollywood with skepticism, if not outright mockery. James B. Stewart, New York Times, 8 Sep. 2023 Such online platforms function as storehouses, allowing Chinese people to download information that the state is trying to suppress. Ian Johnson, Foreign Affairs, 22 Aug. 2023 Last year, its storehouse, a massive space filled with grains and rice, was ransacked. Matt Rivers, ABC News, 31 July 2023 Residents of Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas are being asked to help contribute to the establishment of the Lepidoptera Research Collection, which will be a national storehouse, based in Kansas, of butterflies, moths and other species categorized as Lepidoptera. Chang Che, New York Times, 27 July 2023 The museum occupies five New York City blocks, an incredible encyclopedic storehouse spanning 5,000 years of culture from every part of the world: sculpture, vases, tapestries, photographs, furniture, musical instruments, armour, one Egyptian temple, and a surprising number of baseball cards. Jason Wyche, Hazlitt, 15 Feb. 2023 The bot, known as My AI, is powered by OpenAI’s ChatGPT and acts as a social companion and knowledge storehouse for Snap users. Alexandra Sternlicht, Fortune, 19 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of storehouse was in the 14th century

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“Storehouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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store·​house ˈstō(ə)r-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce storehouse (audio)
: a building for storing goods
: a large supply : repository
a storehouse of information

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