- Word History, Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||a building or part of a building used for keeping cars, trucks, or other vehicles.
We parked our car in the downtown garage while we went shopping.
||a business for repairing cars, trucks, or other vehicles.
Our old car is at the garage for repairs again.
is from an early French word that means "to shelter or dock ships." The French word came from a German word that meant "to take care."