|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|
"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)|
|6.||[ noun ] (housing) any of various native American dwellings|
|Related terms:||dwelling wickiup tepee wigwam hogan|
|7.||[ verb ] (housing) provide housing for|
"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|
|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|