American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A place in which goods or merchandise are stored; a storehouse.
- n. A large, usually wholesale shop.
- v. To place or store in a warehouse, especially in a bonded or government warehouse.
- v. To institutionalize (people) 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).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A house in which wares or goods are kept; a storehouse.
- n. Specifically— A store in which goods are placed for safe-keeping; a building for the temporary deposit of goods for a compensation.
- n. A building for storing imported goods on which customs ducs have not been paid.
- n. A store for the sale of goods at wholesale; also, often, a large retail establishment.
- n. See the adjectives.
- To deposit or secure in a warehouse; specifically, to place in the government or customhouse stores, to be kept until duties are paid.
- n. 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.
- v. To store, as in a warehouse.
- v. To confine people to institutions for long-term periods.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A storehouse for wares, or goods.
- v. To deposit or secure in a warehouse.
- v. To place in the warehouse of the government or customhouse stores, to be kept until duties are paid.
- n. a storehouse for goods and merchandise
- v. store in a warehouse
“In the front of the warehouse is the Asylum shop, a new operation they opened up.”
“I believe you will discover that the warehouse is the possession of Matthews Industries, and that, with the knowledge that the man you will find was the face behind the Talon's hood, should be all you will need to know.”
“Even the word "warehouse" itself has become something of a misnomer; the idea is no longer to house goods but to keep them moving, from port to rail to tractor-trailer to store display.”
“By consolidating shipments the warehouse is able to clear customs faster and expedite the movement of those goods into the U.S.”
“Everything that comes in and goes out from this warehouse is accounted for.”
“Warehouse 13 combines The X-Files with the notion of that warehouse from the first Indiana Jones movie and proceeds from there.”
“Our warehouse is eight or ten miles out of town, so I am not much bothered by visitors, which is a relief.”
“For example, you can see a live twitter feed of Moxsie mentions through the twitter-sphere when you're browsing so you know what sorts of things other people are interested in, during check-out we allow you to choose a charity that we donate a portion of our proceeds to, every purchase from our warehouse is gift-wrapped, and people that purchase from us get special deals that aren't available to everyone else.”
“•Taylor Swift, whose trophies now require a warehouse, is up for best female vocalist in pop and country.”
“What made libraries important was not being repositories — a warehouse is not a library.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘warehouse’.
Words connected to logistics; designed for Business English students.
Have I made this list before? Has someone else collected these words together? I can't remember, so I'm just going to start storing some things here.
Very basic words for ESL students.
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