[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), garaged, garaging.
to put or keep in a garage.
accommodation for housing a motor vehicle: there is garaging for two cars
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
(transitive) to put into, keep in, or take to a garage
1902, from French garage “shelter for a vehicle,” originally “a place for storing something,” from verb garer “to shelter,” from Middle French garer “to shelter, dock ships,” from Frankish *waron “to guard” or some other Germanic source (cf. Old High German waron “take care”), from Proto-Germanic *war-, from PIE root *wer- “to cover” (see warrant (n.)).
Influenced no doubt by the success of the recent Club run, and by the fact that more than 100 of its members are automobile owners, the N.Y.A.C. has decided to build a “garage,” the French term for an automobile stable, at Travers Island, that will be of novel design, entirely different from any station in the country. [New York Athletic Club Journal, May 1902]
Garage sale first attested 1966.
1906, from garage (n.). Related: Garaged; garaging.
A kind of house music (1980s+)
[guhr-uh m muh-sah-luh] /ˈgʌr əm məˈsɑ lə/ noun 1. an aromatic mixture of ground spices used in Indian cookery, usually containing black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, nutmeg, and turmeric. /ˈɡɑːrəm mɑːˈsɑːlə/ noun 1. an aromatic mixture of spices, extensively used in curries noun See masala
[gar-uh-mond] /ˈgær əˌmɒnd/ noun 1. a printing type designed in 1540 by Claude Garamond (c1480–1561), French type founder. /ˈɡærəmɒnd/ noun 1. a typeface, designed by Claude Garamond (?1480–1561), French type founder typeface, named for 16c. French typefounder Claude Garamond.
[gar-uh nd, guh-rand] /ˈgær ənd, gəˈrænd/ noun 1. John C(antius) [French kahn-tsyys] /French ˈkɑ̃ tsyüs/ (Show IPA), 1888–1974, U.S. inventor of M-1 semiautomatic rifle, born in Canada.
[gar-uh nd, guh-rand] /ˈgær ənd, gəˈrænd/ noun 1. . /ˈɡærənd; ɡəˈrænd/ noun 1. another name for M-1 rifle