Meaning of GARAGE in English


I. gə-ˈräzh, -ˈräj; Canad also -ˈrazh, -ˈraj; Britain usually ˈga-(ˌ)räzh, -(ˌ)räj, -rij 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 warōn 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

II. transitive verb

( ga·raged ; ga·rag·ing )

Date: 1905

: to keep or put in a garage

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