Meaning of GARAGE in English



Pronunciation: g ə - ' räzh, - ' räj; Canad also - ' razh, - ' raj; Brit usu ' ga-( ˌ )räzh, -( ˌ )räj, -rij

Function: noun

Etymology: French, act of docking, garage, from garer to dock, from Middle French garrer, probably ultimately from Old Norse vara to beware, take care; akin to Old High German bi war ō n to protect ― more at WARE

Date: 1902

1 : a shelter or repair shop for automotive vehicles

2 : a cabinet with a vertical rolling door that is used for storing a small kitchen appliance

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.