warehouse (plural warehouses)

  1. A place for storing large amounts of products. In logistics, a place where products go to from the manufacturer before going to the retailer.
Translations Verb

warehouse (warehouses, present participle warehousing; past and past participle warehoused)

  1. (transitive) To store in a warehouse or similar.
    • 1894, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance, Opinions of Collectors of Customs Concerning Ad Valorem and Specific Rates of Duty on Imports
      Tobacco, for instance, shrinks materially by frequent reshippings, and as all goods are warehoused as a convenience to importers, duties should be paid on what the importer receives.
  2. (transitive) To confine (a person) to an institution for a long period.
  3. (transitive, business) To acquire and then shelve, simply to prevent competitors from acquiring it.
    the warehousing of syndicated TV shows

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