• (British, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India) IPA: /ˈɡæɹɑː(d)ʒ/
  • (British, New Zealand) IPA: /ˈɡæɹɪdʒ/
  • (America, Canada, Australia) IPA: /ɡəˈɹɑː(d)ʒ/
  • (Canada) IPA: /ɡ(ə)ɹæ(d)ʒ/


  1. A building (or section of a building) used to store a car or cars, tools and other miscellaneous items.
  2. (chiefly, British, Canada, Australia, NZ) A place where cars are service#Verb|serviced and repair#Verb|repaired.
  3. (chiefly, British, Canada, Australia, NZ) A petrol filling station.
  4. (dated, 20th century, North America) An independent automobile repair shop.
  5. (aviation) A shed for housing an airship or aeroplane or a launchable missile; a hangar.
  6. A side way or space in a canal to enable vessels to pass each other; a siding.
  7. (attributive, music genre) A type of guitar rock music, personified by amateur bands playing in the basement or garage; garage rock.
  8. (British, music genre) A type of electronic dance music related to house music, with warped and time-stretched sounds; UK garage.
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garage (garages, present participle garaging; past and past participle garaged)

  1. To store in a garage.
    We garaged the convertible during the monsoon months.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter XIX, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855 ↗:
      I garaged the car and went to Aunt Dahlia's sanctum to ascertain whether she had cooled off at all since I had left her, for I was still anxious about that blood pressure of hers.

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