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warehouse (n.)

mid-14c., from ware (n.) + house. Compare Dutch warenhuis, German warenhaus. Meaning "large impersonal institution" is American English colloquial, first attested 1970.

warehouse (v.)

1799, "deposit or secure in a warehouse," from warehouse (n.). In the colloquial sense, especially of mentally disabled persons, from 1972. Related: Warehoused; warehousing.

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Definitions of warehouse
1
warehouse (v.)
store in a warehouse;
2
warehouse (n.)
a storehouse for goods and merchandise;
Synonyms: storage warehouse
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