What does lodging mean?

Definitions for lodging
ˈlɒdʒ ɪŋlodg·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. housing, lodging, living accommodationsnoun

    structures collectively in which people are housed

  2. lodgment, lodgement, lodgingnoun

    the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily

    "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"

  3. lodgingnoun

    the act of lodging


  1. lodgingnoun

    A place to live or lodge.

  2. lodgingnoun

    sleeping accommodation.

  3. lodgingnoun

    Furnished rooms in a house rented as accommodation.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lodgingnoun

    Etymology: from lodge.

    I will in Cassio’s lodging lose this napkin,
    And let him find it. William Shakespeare, Othello.

    Let him change his lodging from one end of the town to another, which is a great adamant of acquaintance. Francis Bacon.

    At night he came
    To his known lodgings, and his country dame. Dryden.

    He desired his sister to bring her away to the lodgings of his friend. Joseph Addison, Guardian, №. 155.

    Wits take lodgings in the sound of Bow. Alexander Pope.

    Fair bosom fraught with virtue’s richest treasure,
    The nest of love, the lodging of delight,
    The bower of bliss, the paradise of pleasure,
    The sacred harbour of that heavenly spright. Edmund Spenser.

    The hounds were uncoupled; and the stag thought it better to trust to the nimbleness of his feet, than to the slender fortification of his lodging. Philip Sidney.

    Their feathers serve to stuff our beds and pillows, yielding us soft and warm lodging. John Ray, on Creation.


  1. lodging

    Lodging refers to a place where one can stay temporarily, such as a hotel, motel, guesthouse, or inn. It typically includes accommodations for sleeping and may offer additional services or amenities to guests.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lodging

    of Lodge

  2. Lodgingnoun

    the act of one who, or that which, lodges

  3. Lodgingnoun

    a place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; -- often in the plural with a singular meaning

  4. Lodgingnoun

    abiding place; harbor; cover


  1. Lodging

    Lodging is a type of residential accommodation. People who travel and stay away from home for more than a day need lodging for sleep, rest, safety, shelter from cold temperatures or rain, storage of luggage and access to common household functions. Lodgings may be self-catering, in which case no food is provided, but cooking facilities are available. Lodging is done in a hotel, motel, hostel or hostal, a private home, in a tent, caravan/camper.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lodging in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lodging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lodging in a Sentence

  1. Kim Kang-won:

    Each time I tried to ask him something, his punch came first, he told me to use my mouth only for eating and smoking. He said I shouldn't question things and should be thankful because he fed me and gave me lodging and work.

  2. New York:

    We're virtually the only business in the world that asks you to be away from home three or four nights a week and doesn't reimburse you for the cost of lodging or the cost of food.

  3. Nina King:

    Like the 2020-21 season, we know the championship will have its challenges, but we feel we have the necessary structure and safeguards in place to ensure a quality student-athlete championship experience, we appreciate all the work by those in San Antonio and by the NCAA staff to get to this point. We feel certain that one geographic region allows us to focus on the potential benefits of conducting certain safety measures in a controlled environment with competition and practice venues, medical resources and lodging for teams and officials all within close proximity.

  4. Arnold Schuler:

    At certain times of the year and in certain areas, it became a lot, the tourism sector is very important for us, for jobs and the economy, but we had reached the limit, so we took these measures to guarantee a better management of the flow of people, and to guarantee lodging for tourists.

  5. The Navy:

    The Commander, Navy Region Hawaii, has determined Temporary Lodging( TLA) is necessary for service members and their dependents, and civilians living in housing affected by the current water-related health or safety concerns.

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