outbuilding [out′bil΄diŋ]
a structure, as a garage or barn, separate from the house or main building

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  • outbuilding — A structure not connected with the primary residence on a parcel of property. This may include a shed, garage, barn, cabana, pool house, or cottage. Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Homeowners Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald… …   Law dictionary

  • Outbuilding — Out build ing, n. A building separate from, and subordinate to, the main house; an outhouse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outbuilding — ► NOUN ▪ a smaller detached building in the grounds of a main building …   English terms dictionary

  • outbuilding — UK [ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms outbuilding : singular outbuilding plural outbuildings a separate building that belongs to a house and is used, for example, for keeping animals or equipment in …   English dictionary

  • Outbuilding — Outbuild Out*build , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outbuilt}or {Outbuilded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outbuilding}.] To exceed in building, or in durability of building. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outbuilding — /ˈaʊtbɪldɪŋ / (say owtbilding) noun a detached building subordinate to a main building: *One of the men had gone to the tool shed which was the closest outbuilding to the house. –hugh atkinson, 1986 …  

  • outbuilding — noun Date: 1626 a building (as a stable or a woodshed) separate from but accessory to a main house …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outbuilding — /owt bil ding/, n. a detached building subordinate to a main building. [1620 30; OUT + BUILDING] * * * …   Universalium

  • outbuilding — noun A building, such as a barn, shed, or garage, that is separate from, but associated with some main building See Also: outhouse …   Wiktionary

  • outbuilding — Synonyms and related words: Nissen hut, Quonset hut, booth, crib, gatehouse, hut, hutch, kiosk, lean to, outhouse, pavilion, sentry box, shack, shanty, shed, stall, tollbooth, tollhouse …   Moby Thesaurus

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