[guh-rahzh, -rahj or, esp. British, gar-ij, -ahzh]
a building or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles.
a commercial establishment for repairing and servicing motor vehicles.
verb (used with object), garaged, garaging.
to put or keep in a garage.

1900–05; < French, equivalent to gar(er) to shelter (< Germanic *warôn to take notice of; see ware2) + -age -age

garageable, adjective
ungaraged, adjective Unabridged
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garage (ˈɡærɑːʒ, -rɪdʒ)
1.  a building or part of a building used to house a motor vehicle
2.  a commercial establishment in which motor vehicles are repaired, serviced, bought, and sold, and which usually also sells motor fuels
3.  a.  a rough-and-ready style of rock music
 b.  a type of disco music based on soul
4.  (tr) to put into, keep in, or take to a 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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Word Origin & History

1902, from Fr. garage, from verb garer "to shelter," from M.Fr. garer "to shelter, dock ships," from Frank. *waron "to guard" (cf. O.H.G. waron "take care"), from P.Gmc. *war-, from PIE base *wer- "to cover" (see warrant). Garage sale first attested 1966.
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Example sentences
Eventually, vehicles might book themselves in for repair and order the
  necessary spare parts before they arrive at the garage.
Officers dispatched to a report of a group of unwanted guests in the garage.
It is not much-a bank, a couple of fast-food outlets, a petrol station and a
With or without a car, green up your garage and transportation choices with our
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