[ guh-rahzh, -rahj or, esp. British, gar-ij, -ahzh ]
/ gəˈrɑʒ, -ˈrɑdʒ or, esp. British, ˈgær ɪdʒ, -ɑʒ /
a building or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles.
a commercial establishment for repairing and servicing motor vehicles.
verb (used with object), ga·raged, ga·rag·ing.
to put or keep in a garage.
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Origin of garage
Related formsga·rage·a·ble, adjectiveun·ga·raged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for garaging (1 of 2)
/ (ˈɡærədʒɪŋ) /
accommodation for housing a motor vehiclethere is garaging for two cars
British Dictionary definitions for garaging (2 of 2)
/ (ˈɡærɑːʒ, -rɪdʒ) /
a building or part of a building used to house a motor vehicle
a commercial establishment in which motor vehicles are repaired, serviced, bought, and sold, and which usually also sells motor fuels
- a rough-and-ready style of rock music
- a type of disco music based on soul
(tr) to put into, keep in, or take to a garage
Word Origin for garage
C20: from French, from garer to dock (a ship), from Old French: to protect, from Old High German warōn; see beware
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