Meaning of GARAGE in English


/ ˈgærɑːʒ; -rɑːdʒ; -rɪdʒ; NAmE gəˈrɑːʒ; -ˈrɑːdʒ/ noun , verb

■ noun


[ C ] a building for keeping one or more cars or other vehicles in :

( BrE )

a house with a built-in garage

( NAmE )

a house with an attached garage

a double garage (= one for two cars)

a bus garage

an underground garage (= for example under an office building)

—picture at detached


[ C ] a place where vehicles are repaired and where you can buy a car or buy petrol / gas and oil :

a garage mechanic

—see also petrol station


[ U ] a type of house music

■ verb

[ vn ] to put or keep a vehicle in a garage

For more information see the Cultural Guide



early 20th cent.: from French , from garer to shelter.

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