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ware·house

 (wâr′hous′)
n.
1. A place in which goods or merchandise are stored; a storehouse.
2. A large, usually wholesale shop.
tr.v. (also -houz′) ware·housed, ware·hous·ing, ware·hous·es
1. To place or store in a warehouse, especially in a bonded or government warehouse.
2. To institutionalize (a person) in usually deficient housing and in conditions in which medical, educational, psychiatric, and social services are below par or absent: "has felt forced to warehouse hundreds of children in temporary shelters" (Justine Wise Polier).

ware′hous′er (-hou′zər) n.

warehouse

n
1. (Commerce) a place where goods are stored prior to their use, distribution, or sale
2. (Commerce) See bonded warehouse
3. (Commerce) chiefly Brit a large commercial, esp wholesale, establishment
vb
(Commerce) (tr) to store or place in a warehouse, esp a bonded warehouse

ware•house

(n. ˈwɛərˌhaʊs; v. -ˌhaʊz, -ˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)

v. -housed, -hous•ing. n.
1. a building for the storage of goods, merchandise, etc.
2. any large and usu. public custodial institution for the confinement of the mentally ill, the aged, etc.
v.t.
3. to place, deposit, or store in a warehouse.
4. to set aside or accumulate, as for future use.
5. to place in a government or bonded warehouse, to be kept until duties are paid.
6. to confine (the mentally ill, the aged, etc.) in large custodial institutions.
7. (of a landlord) to keep (an apartment) vacant prior to a conversion to cooperative or condominium so as to bring a higher price from a nonresident.
[1300–50]

warehouse


Past participle: warehoused
Gerund: warehousing

Imperative
warehouse
warehouse
Present
I warehouse
you warehouse
he/she/it warehouses
we warehouse
you warehouse
they warehouse
Preterite
I warehoused
you warehoused
he/she/it warehoused
we warehoused
you warehoused
they warehoused
Present Continuous
I am warehousing
you are warehousing
he/she/it is warehousing
we are warehousing
you are warehousing
they are warehousing
Present Perfect
I have warehoused
you have warehoused
he/she/it has warehoused
we have warehoused
you have warehoused
they have warehoused
Past Continuous
I was warehousing
you were warehousing
he/she/it was warehousing
we were warehousing
you were warehousing
they were warehousing
Past Perfect
I had warehoused
you had warehoused
he/she/it had warehoused
we had warehoused
you had warehoused
they had warehoused
Future
I will warehouse
you will warehouse
he/she/it will warehouse
we will warehouse
you will warehouse
they will warehouse
Future Perfect
I will have warehoused
you will have warehoused
he/she/it will have warehoused
we will have warehoused
you will have warehoused
they will have warehoused
Future Continuous
I will be warehousing
you will be warehousing
he/she/it will be warehousing
we will be warehousing
you will be warehousing
they will be warehousing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been warehousing
you have been warehousing
he/she/it has been warehousing
we have been warehousing
you have been warehousing
they have been warehousing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been warehousing
you will have been warehousing
he/she/it will have been warehousing
we will have been warehousing
you will have been warehousing
they will have been warehousing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been warehousing
you had been warehousing
he/she/it had been warehousing
we had been warehousing
you had been warehousing
they had been warehousing
Conditional
I would warehouse
you would warehouse
he/she/it would warehouse
we would warehouse
you would warehouse
they would warehouse
Past Conditional
I would have warehoused
you would have warehoused
he/she/it would have warehoused
we would have warehoused
you would have warehoused
they would have warehoused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warehouse - a storehouse for goods and merchandisewarehouse - a storehouse for goods and merchandise
godown - (in India and Malaysia) a warehouse
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
Verb1.warehouse - store in a warehouse
store - find a place for and put away for storage; "where should we stow the vegetables?"; "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"

warehouse

noun store, depot, storehouse, repository, depository, stockroom He worked in a freight warehouse, lifting and carrying heavy loads.

warehouse

noun
A place where something is deposited for safekeeping:
Translations
مخزنمَخْزَن بَضائِع، مُسْتَوْدَعمُسْتَوْدَع
sklad
=-lagerlagervarehus
انبار
varasto
skladištespremnik
vörugeymsla
倉庫
창고
sandėlys
antrepozitmagazie
skladišče
skladskladištesmestište
lagerlokal
โกดังสินค้า
kho chứa đồ

warehouse

[ˈwɛəhaʊs]
A. N (warehouses (pl)) [ˈwɛəhaʊzɪz]almacén m, depósito m
B. [ˈwɛəhaʊz] VTalmacenar
C. CPD warehouse club N (esp US) (Comm) → economato m
warehouse manager Ngerente mf de almacén
warehouse price N at warehouse pricesa precios de mayorista

warehouse

[ˈwɛərhaʊs] nentrepôt mwarehouse club n grande surface qui, pour une adhésion annuelle, vend ses produits en vrac à prix réduits

warehouse

nLager(haus) nt
vteinlagern

warehouse

[ˈwɛəˌhaʊs] ndeposito, magazzino

-ware

(weə)
manufactured articles (made of a particular material). silverware/glassware.
wares noun plural
articles for sale. a tradesman selling his wares.
warehouse noun
a building in which goods are stored. a furniture warehouse.

warehouse

مُسْتَوْدَع sklad varehus Lagerhaus αποθήκη almacén varasto entrepôt skladište magazzino 倉庫 창고 magazijn lagerhus magazyn armazém склад lagerlokal โกดังสินค้า depo kho chứa đồ 仓库
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