Meaning of GARAGE in English
I. gar ‧ age 1 S2 /ˈɡærɪdʒ, -ɑːʒ $ ɡəˈrɑːʒ/ BrE AmE noun
[ Date: 1900-2000 ; Language: French ; Origin: garer 'to shelter' ]
1 . [countable] a building for keeping a car in, usually next to or attached to a house ⇨ carport :
I’ll just go and put the car in the garage.
a double/single/two-car/one-car garage
Their house had a double garage.
an automatic garage door
2 . [countable] ( also parking garage especially American English ) a building in a public place where cars can be parked:
We parked in an underground garage near the hotel.
3 . [countable] a place where motor vehicles are repaired:
My car’s at the garage.
4 . [countable] British English a place where you buy petrol SYN petrol station , gas station American English
5 . [uncountable] a type of popular music played on electronic instruments, with a strong fast beat and singing:
a collection of the latest dance and garage hits
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▪ put the car in the garage
Dad's just putting the car in the garage.
▪ get the car out of the garage
Wait here while I get the car out of the garage.
▪ a double/two-car garage (=for two cars)
The house had a double garage.
▪ a single/one-car garage (=for one car)
A single garage could boost the price of a house by 8%.
▪ a detached garage (=not joined to a house)
The house benefits from a large detached garage.
▪ an integral garage (=part of a house and not a separate building)
The house has huge gardens and an integral garage.
▪ a lock-up garage British English (=that you rent to keep a car or goods in)
They kept the car in a lock-up garage round the corner.
■ garage + NOUN
▪ the garage door
She locked the garage door.
II. garage 2 BrE AmE verb [transitive]
to put or keep a vehicle in a garage
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012