What does warehouse mean?

Definitions for warehouse
ˈwɛərˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊz, -ˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪzware·house

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warehouse, storage warehouse(verb)

    a storehouse for goods and merchandise

  2. warehouse(verb)

    store in a warehouse

Wiktionary

  1. warehouse(Noun)

    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.

  2. warehouse(Verb)

    To store, as in a warehouse.

  3. warehouse(Verb)

    To confine people to institutions for long-term periods.

  4. warehouse(Noun)

    Plural form of warehouseman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warehouse(noun)

    a storehouse for wares, or goods

  2. Warehouse(verb)

    to deposit or secure in a warehouse

  3. Warehouse(verb)

    to place in the warehouse of the government or customhouse stores, to be kept until duties are paid

Freebase

  1. Warehouse

    A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. They are usually large plain buildings in industrial areas of cities and towns and villages. They usually have loading docks to load and unload goods from trucks. Sometimes warehouses are designed for the loading and unloading of goods directly from railways, airports, or seaports. They often have cranes and forklifts for moving goods, which are usually placed on ISO standard pallets loaded into pallet racks. Stored goods can include any raw materials, packing materials, spare parts, components, or finished goods associated with agriculture, manufacturing and production.

Editors Contribution

  1. warehouse

    A type of building.

    The warehouse was used for various purposes.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'warehouse' in Nouns Frequency: #2444

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How to say warehouse in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warehouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warehouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of warehouse in a Sentence

  1. Adam Smith:

    They could have shut us down quite easily, but there were 500 people in the warehouse, including families and kids, with shopping trollies full of food.

  2. Marjorie Greene:

    The real hypocrisy of this lie and attack on me and my company is the fact that John Cowan does not have any of John Cowan companies registered on E-verify, marjorie Greene own toy company, CortexToys, which manufactures its toys in Communist China and operates out of a warehouse in Rome, Ga., is not registered on E-verify. So not only does John Cowan send American jobs overseas, John Cowan also does not verify [ the ] legality of citizenship of employees here in the U.S.

  3. Thai Anh Tuan:

    At the height of the harvest, having enough space to create an aisle to walk through the warehouse becomes a luxury, every tiny bit of space will be taken up by these little beans.

  4. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    We will not allow Greece or any other country to be turned into a warehouse of souls, we are at a crucial moment for the future of Europe.

  5. Luo Shuhui:

    I just want an answer from the government, are the officials corrupt, or what? Why did they build a hazardous chemical warehouse near our home without telling us? Who would want to live next to a ticking time bomb? No one!

Images & Illustrations of warehouse

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