Warehouse meaning

wâr'hous'
The definition of a warehouse is a place where goods are stored.

An example of a warehouse is a place where furniture is kept for a furniture company.

noun
1
0
To warehouse is to store, or to place a patient in a large institution with minimal medical, educational or social services.

An example of to warehouse is to put a severely mentally ill person in a large institution that provides minimal psychiatric services.

verb
0
0
A place in which goods or merchandise are stored; a storehouse.
noun
0
0
A large, usually wholesale shop.
noun
0
0
To place or store in a warehouse, especially in a bonded or government warehouse.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
To institutionalize (a person) in usually deficient housing and in conditions in which medical, educational, psychiatric, and social services are below par or absent.
verb
0
0
A building where wares, or goods, are stored, as before distribution to retailers, or are kept in reserve, in bond, etc.
noun
0
0
A wholesale store or, esp. formerly, a large retail store.
noun
0
0
To place or store in a warehouse.
verb
0
0
To place (a severely disabled person, a mentally ill person, an elderly person, etc.) in a large, impersonal institution.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
0
0
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.
noun
0
0
To store, as in a warehouse.
verb
0
0
To confine people to institutions for long-term periods.
verb
0
0

Origin of warehouse