Adjective "warehouse" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A large building where raw materials or manufactured goods may be stored prior to their distribution for sale.
  1. 'When they finally stopped, the teenagers were taken into another building that resembled a warehouse.'
  2. 'The new £1 million building, a former warehouse, has had £700,000 of work carried out to convert it.'
  3. 'The Iqaluit Fitness Society held its first open house on March 28 at the Coman Arctic Building, a blue warehouse directly across from the airport.'
  4. 'The loft's building was once a warehouse, and the apartment has a view of the Bay Bridge's underside.'
  5. 'In an attempt to both improve service and cut costs, Amazon decided to build its own warehouses and distribution facilities.'
  6. 'Wroughton farmers are to turn two old grain stores into a modern warehouse for storage and distribution.'
  7. 'A planning application was made in March 2001 for the site of the distribution warehouse of the Keighley-based Peter Black Holdings.'
  8. 'Glyn, a maintenance supervisor at a distribution warehouse, insisted on parking his own car, which was only two weeks old, instead of allowing staff to do so.'
  9. 'If any kind benefactor will allow them the use of a warehouse or suitable building for approximately six months - it must have good access - they'd love to hear from you.'
  10. 'Before the buildings around the warehouse had seemed to lean away from it, trying as hard as they could to seem unfriendly toward it.'
  11. 'This acquisition follows Maplin's recent purchase of a standalone 580 square metre retail warehouse in Belfast earlier this month.'
  12. 'By the time his first son was born James Lever was managing a wholesale grocer's warehouse and shop on Manor Street, near where Bank Street crossed the Croal.'
  13. 'Fashion outlets, also known as discount warehouse stores, are large shopping areas often located on a city's outskirts.'
  14. 'The pair is seeking permission for a development which would feature retail warehouses.'
  15. 'The following day massive actions by hundreds of people began against supermarkets, warehouses, and any shop whose doors were open.'
  16. 'The main types of stores that tend to fill up our retail warehouses are DIY stores, furniture stores, computer stores and toy stores, according to Cormac Kennedy.'
  17. 'Members receive special discounts but the warehouse is open to all.'
  18. 'Temporarily works in a warehouse for a minimum-staff retail chain.'
  19. 'In a planning notice in a national newspaper he indicates that he wishes to change the use of two units from a retail warehouse to ‘unrestricted retail use’.'
  20. 'Our first gallery is located in a retail warehouse - not a place one would expect to see a fine art gallery.'


Store (goods) in a warehouse.
  1. 'Plenty of food grains are publicly financed and publicly warehoused.'
  2. 'Nyco has an extensive worldwide agent/distributor network to warehousing materials worldwide for customer just-in-time delivery.'
  3. 'It is almost as expensive to hold, move and warehouse things as to produce them.'
Place (a prisoner or a psychiatric patient) in a large, impersonal institution in which their problems are not satisfactorily addressed.
  1. 'People who fall into that category ought to be simply warehoused on the random basis that 25 out of 100 of them may re-offend.'
  2. 'Or we can have the 19 th-century status quo: 80,000 prisoners warehoused like battery chickens, where prison officers barely have time to cut down prisoners as they twitch on a rope.'
  3. 'Most of the fights occur in the minimum and medium security facilities because more inmates are warehoused together in order for the jail to keep their costs down.'
  4. 'Well for example, people will argue on the outside that prisons are for either rehabilitation, or punishment or just warehousing them so they're not on the streets.'
  5. 'The result: nearly one million blacks are now warehoused in America's jails, the majority of them young blacks, and a significant number of them are there for non-violent, petty drug crimes.'
  6. 'Outside of lockdown, captives are warehoused like cattle.'
  7. 'In the meantime, drug offenders are warehoused in institutions that serve to transmit violent habits and values rather than reduce them.'
  8. 'This was a daily situation where people were being warehoused in prisons.'
  9. 'According to the Sentencing Project, more than one million blacks are warehoused in America's jails.'
  10. 'Besides reiterating their opposition to the death penalty, the bishops at their annual fall meeting said criminals must not be warehoused in prisons with sentences that do not fit the crimes.'

More definitions

1. a building, or a part of one, for the storage of goods, merchandise, etc.

2. British. a large retail store.

3. a building, or a part of one, in which wholesalers keep large stocks of merchandise, which they display and sell to retailers. verb (used with object), warehoused[wair-houzd]/ˈwɛərˌhaʊzd/, warehousing[wair-hou-zing]/ˈwɛərˌhaʊ zɪŋ/

4. to place, deposit, or store in a warehouse.

5. to set aside

More examples(as adjective)

"properties can be warehouse."

"workers can be warehouse."

"uses can be warehouse."

"starts can be warehouse."

"spaces can be warehouse."

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