warehouse

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Etymology[edit]

ware +‎ house

Noun[edit]

warehouse (plural warehouses)

  1. A place for storing large amounts of products (wares). In logistics, a place where products go to from the manufacturer before going to the retailer.
    • 2013 August 3, “Revenge of the nerds”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8847: 
      Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.

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warehouse (third-person singular simple present warehouses, present participle warehousing, simple past and past participle warehoused)

  1. To store, as in a warehouse.
  2. To confine people to institutions for long-term periods.

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