1. [ verb ] (housing) be a lodger; stay temporarily

"Where are you lodging in Paris?"

Related terms: dwell sleep_over diggings lodger lodging
2. [ verb ] fix, force, or implant
Synonyms: stick deposit wedge

"lodge a bullet in the table"

Related terms: dislodge fasten redeposit stick_out extend
3. [ verb ] (law) file a formal charge against
Synonyms: charge file

"The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"

Related terms: accuse impeach charge file lodgment
4. [ noun ] a formal association of people with similar interests
Synonyms: club society order gild guild

"he joined a golf club" "they formed a small lunch society" "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

Related terms: association sorority chapter fraternity country_club tennis_club yacht_club glee_club golf_club hunt Veterans_of_Foreign_Wars American_Legion bookclub racket_club athenaeum turnverein rowing_club slate_club chess_club secret_society service_club investors_club jockey_club club_member ordain
5. [ noun ] (physics) English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
Synonyms: sir_oliver_lodge sir_oliver_joseph_lodge
Related terms: physicist
6. [ noun ] (housing) any of various native American dwellings
Synonyms: indian_lodge
Related terms: dwelling wickiup tepee wigwam hogan
7. [ verb ] (housing) provide housing for
Synonyms: accommodate

"We are lodging three foreign students this semester"

Related terms: house keep quarter barrack occupy diggings accommodation lodging
8. [ noun ] (British) small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
Related terms: gatehouse UK
9. [ noun ] (housing) a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
Synonyms: hunting_lodge
Related terms: house
10. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8183
11. [ noun ] (housing) a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
Synonyms: inn hostelry hostel
Related terms: hotel roadhouse imaret caravansary
Similar spelling:   loads