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Noun: lodging  ló-jing
  1. Structures collectively in which people are housed
    - housing, living accommodations
     
  2. The state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    "the lodging of the balloon in the tree";
    - lodgment, lodgement
     
  3. The act of lodging
Verb: lodge  lój
  1. Be a lodger; stay temporarily
    "Where are you lodging in Paris?"
     
  2. Put, fix, force, or implant
    "lodge a bullet in the table";
    - wedge, stick, deposit
     
  3. Place a formal charge against
    - charge, file
     
  4. Provide housing for
    "We are lodging three foreign students this semester";
    - accommodate
     
  5. Put money or valuables in a safe place or safe hands
     
  6. Flatten to the ground
    "The heavy rain caused the wheat to lodge"

Derived forms: lodgings

See also: lodge in

Type of: abidance, accuse, construction, criminate, domiciliate, dwell, fasten, fastness, fix, fixedness, fixity, fixture, house, impeach, incriminate, inhabit, live, populate, put up, residence, residency, secure, secureness, structure

Antonym: dislodge

Encyclopedia: Lodging

Lodge, Sir Richard