store away(redirected from store it away)
To hide, reserve, or hoard something for future use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "store" and "away." I've been storing away a little bit of money each so that I can afford a trip to Spain next summer. It turns out she'd been storing office supplies away in the filing cabinet near her desk. The company has been accused of storing away huge amounts of customers' data, which it then implemented into its advertising algorithms across its various platforms.
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store something away
to put something away for future use; to set something aside. Store the extra rice away for use next week. Please store away the extra food.
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To put away or reserve something for future use: We ate one cookie each and stored away the rest for the next day. Don't carry those important documents with you; you should store them away in a safe place.
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