- a building where wares, or goods, are stored, as before distribution to retailers, or are kept in reserve, in bond, etc.
- Chiefly Brit. a wholesale store or, esp. formerly, a large retail store
ME: see ware & house
transitive verb warehoused, warehousing
- to place or store in a warehouse
- to place (a child, mentally ill person, etc.) in a large, impersonal institution