Definition of garage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡærɑːʒ//
    , BrE//ˈɡærɑːdʒ//
    , BrE//ˈɡærɪdʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡəˈrɑːʒ//
    , NAmE//ɡəˈrɑːdʒ//
    Rooms in a house, The car industry, Styles of music
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  1. 1   [countable] a building for keeping one or more cars or other vehicles in (British English) a house with a built-in garage (North American English) a house with an attached garage a double garage (= one for two cars) a bus garage an underground garage (= for example under an office building) See related entries: Rooms in a house
  2. 2  [countable] a place where vehicles are repaired and where you can buy a car or buy petrol/gas and oil a garage mechanic see also petrol station See related entries: The car industry
  3. 3 [uncountable] a type of house music See related entries: Styles of music
  4. Word Originearly 20th cent.: from French, from garer ‘to shelter’.Extra examples Don’t forget to put the car in the garage. I took the car to the local garage to get it fixed. The car’s still at the garage.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: garage