put store in (something or someone)(redirected from putting store in somebody)
put store in (something or someone)
To have faith, confidence, or belief in someone or something; to care about, appreciate, or respect someone or something. I, however, have put store in the promise of the afterlife, so I choose to lead my life piously and devoutly. I'm afraid my brother should be kept off the list of guests, as he's not one to put great store in obeying social rules or etiquette. It's important to have close friends in life that you may put store in when times are tough.