Meaning of GARAGE in English


I. gəˈrä]zh, -rȧ], ]j, chiefly Brit ˈgaˌräzh sometimes ˈgarij\ noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, garage, act of docking (a ship), act of sidetracking, from garer to dock, sidetrack, move out of the way (from Middle French, to dock) + -age; Middle French garer to Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bi warōn to keep, protect — more at ware

1. : a building or compartment of a building used for housing an automotive vehicle

2. : a repair shop for automotive vehicles

3. : a siding in a canal

II. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

: to keep or put in a garage

automobile owners are advised to garage their cars at night to preserve the finish — Science News Letter

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