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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgaragegar‧age1 /ˈɡærɪdʒ, -ɑːʒ $ ɡəˈrɑːʒ/ ●●● S2 noun  1 garage.jpg DHH[countable] a building for keeping a car in, usually next to or attached to a housecarport I’ll just go and put the car in the garage.a double/single/two-car/one-car garage Their house had a double garage. an automatic garage door2 [countable] (also parking garage especially American English) a building in a public place where cars can be parked We parked in an underground garage near the hotel.3 TTC[countable] a place where motor vehicles are repaired My car’s at the garage.4 TTC[countable] British English a place where you buy petrol syn petrol station, gas station American English5 [uncountable] a type of popular music played on electronic instruments, with a strong fast beat and singing a collection of the latest dance and garage hitsCOLLOCATIONSverbsput the car in the garageDad's just putting the car in the garage.get the car out of the garageWait here while I get the car out of the garage.adjectivesa double/two-car garage (=for two cars)The house had a double garage.a single/one-car garage (=for one car)A single garage could boost the price of a house by 8%.a detached garage (=not joined to a house)The house benefits from a large detached garage.an integral garage (=part of a house and not a separate building)The house has huge gardens and an integral garage.a lock-up garage British English (=that you rent to keep a car or goods in)They kept the car in a lock-up garage round the corner.garage + NOUNthe garage doorShe locked the garage door.
Examples from the Corpus
garageIt was supposed to have been turned into a parking garage long before now.The guy who brought it from the garage would remember very well.She was found hanged by a rope in the garage of their home.Simon Cormack was detached from his ankle-chain and both men were led upstairs, through the house and into the garage.The high-jump stand was thrown into the garage and I entered the Grove Model School on a 20-week course.They add that if the museum is to remain in the park, an underground garage would be vital.a double/single/two-car/one-car garageA single warped door that once covered a two-car garage somewhere in suburban California serves as a wall.The house had a double garage which Millar turned into a study and office.Each Hadon home has a double garage.Directly ahead you see a huge, globular molecule the size of a two-car garage.She pointed to a concrete structure, the size of a one-car garage, with a metal roof.It was the size of a double garage, open on one side, built of stone and roofed with tiles.To the right there was a ramp down to a double garage on basement level.Number forty-seven was a huge red-brick house in gracious grounds, with a double garage and parking space for three more cars.underground garageHe parked the car in an underground garage near the hotel.However, no one got out and the driver pulled into an underground garage and away from the people.They add that if the museum is to remain in the park, an underground garage would be vital.They drove directly into the underground garage off Hermann Goering Strasse.They said little after that and Sorge was soon being escorted, with Nowak, down to the underground garage.