What does lodge mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lodge, Sir Oliver Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge(noun)

    English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)

  2. club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order(noun)

    a formal association of people with similar interests

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

  3. lodge(noun)

    small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener

  4. lodge, hunting lodge(noun)

    a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter

  5. lodge, indian lodge(noun)

    any of various Native American dwellings

  6. hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge(verb)

    a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers

  7. lodge(verb)

    be a lodger; stay temporarily

    "Where are you lodging in Paris?"

  8. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit(verb)

    put, fix, force, or implant

    "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"

  9. charge, lodge, file(verb)

    file a formal charge against

    "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"

  10. lodge, accommodate(verb)

    provide housing for

    "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"


  1. Lodge(v. t.)

    To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint.

  2. Origin: [OE. loggen, OF. logier, F. loger. See Lodge, n. ]


  1. lodge(Noun)

    A building used for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.

  2. lodge(Noun)

    Porter's or caretaker's rooms at or near the main entrance to a building or an estate.

  3. lodge(Noun)

    A local chapter of some fraternities, such as freemasons.

  4. lodge(Noun)

    A local chapter of a trade union.

  5. lodge(Noun)

    A rural hotel or resort, an inn.

  6. lodge(Noun)

    A beaver's shelter constructed on a pond or lake.

  7. lodge(Verb)

    To be firmly fixed in a specified position.

    I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.

  8. lodge(Verb)

    To pay rent to a landlord or landlady who lives in the same house .

  9. lodge(Verb)

    To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.

  10. lodge(Verb)

    To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.

  11. lodge(Verb)

    To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authorities (such as courts, etc.).

  12. lodge(Verb)

    To flatten to the ground.

  13. Origin: From logge, from loge, lobia, laubia, of origin, from *, from laubijō, from lauban, from lōubh-. Cognate with louba (German Laube), loub, leaf. Related to lobby, loggia, leaf.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lodge(noun)

    a shelter in which one may rest; as: (a) A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge

  2. Lodge(noun)

    a small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate

  3. Lodge(noun)

    a den or cave

  4. Lodge(noun)

    the meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge

  5. Lodge(noun)

    the chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college

  6. Lodge(noun)

    the space at the mouth of a level next the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; -- called also platt

  7. Lodge(noun)

    a collection of objects lodged together

  8. Lodge(noun)

    a family of North American Indians, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge, -- as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons; as, the tribe consists of about two hundred lodges, that is, of about a thousand individuals

  9. Lodge(verb)

    to rest or remain a lodge house, or other shelter; to rest; to stay; to abide; esp., to sleep at night; as, to lodge in York Street

  10. Lodge(verb)

    to fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind

  11. Lodge(verb)

    to come to a rest; to stop and remain; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree

  12. Lodge(noun)

    to give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold

  13. Lodge(noun)

    to drive to shelter; to track to covert

  14. Lodge(noun)

    to deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal

  15. Lodge(noun)

    to cause to stop or rest in; to implant

  16. Lodge(noun)

    to lay down; to prostrate

  17. Origin: [OE. loggen, OF. logier, F. loger. See Lodge, n. ]


  1. Lodge

    Lodge is a town in Colleton County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 114 at the 2000 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lodge

    loj, n. a small house in a park: a hut: the cottage of a gatekeeper: a retreat: a secret association, also the place of meeting.—v.t. to furnish with a temporary dwelling: place, deposit: to infix, to settle: to drive to covert: to lay flat, as grain.—v.i. to reside: to rest: to dwell for a time: to pass the night: to lie flat, as grain.—ns. Lodg′er, one who lodges or lives at board or in a hired room; Lodg′ing, temporary habitation: a room or rooms hired in the house of another (often in pl.): harbour; Lodg′ing-house, a house where lodgings are let, a house other than a hotel where travellers lodge; Lodg′ment, act of lodging, or state of being lodged: accumulation of something that remains at rest: (mil.) the occupation of a position by a besieging party, and the works thrown up to maintain it.—Lodger franchise, a right to vote conferred on persons occupying lodgings.—Grand Lodge, the principal lodge of Freemasons, presided over by the Grand-master. [O. Fr. loge—Old High Ger. loubā, an arbour.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lodge' in Nouns Frequency: #2860

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lodge' in Verbs Frequency: #1053

Anagrams for lodge »

  1. golde

  2. ogled

  3. glode

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lodge in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lodge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of lodge in a Sentence

  1. Sunita Rai:

    Renting this lodge was my chance to break with the past and earn a decent living.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her.

  3. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 5:

    Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her.

  4. The FOJ:

    This decision is not yet legally binding as Rocha has 10 days in which to lodge an appeal with the Federal Supreme Court.

  5. Erin Shields:

    The Lodge at Sea Island stands out because its guests are consistently impressed and it racks up a lot of industry accolades.

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