lodging

  • 1 Lodging — Lodg ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, lodges. [1913 Webster] 2. A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; often in the plural with a singular meaning. Gower. [1913 Webster] Wits take lodgings in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Lodging — or a holiday accommodation 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… …

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  • 3 lodging — I noun abode, accommodation, address, apartment, asylum, berth, billet, chambers, deversorium, deverticulum, domicile, dormitory, dwelling, dwelling place, habitat, habitation, harbor, home, housing, inhabitance, inhabitancy, living place,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 lodging — UK US /ˈlɒdʒɪŋ/ noun [U] ► a place someone pays to stay in while they are away from home: »She was able to claim expenses for airfare, food, and lodging for three nights. → See also BOARD(Cf. ↑board) noun …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 lodging — early 14c., encampment; late 14c., temporary accommodation; place of residence, verbal noun from LODGE (Cf. lodge) (v.). Related: Lodgings …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 lodging — [n] accommodation for rent abode, address, apartment, bed and breakfast, boarding house, camp, castle, chambers, cover, domicile, dorm, dwelling, habitation, harbor, home, hostel, hotel, inn, lodge, lodgment, motel, palace, pied à terre, place,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 lodging — ► NOUN 1) a temporary place of residence. 2) (lodgings) a rented room or rooms, usually in the same residence as the owner …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 lodging — [läj′iŋ] n. [ME loggyng: see LODGE, vt.] 1. the act of one that lodges 2. a place to live in, esp. temporarily; quarters 3. [pl.] a room or rooms rented in a private home …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 lodging — UK [ˈlɒdʒɪŋ] / US [ˈlɑdʒɪŋ] noun [uncountable] Word forms lodging : singular lodging plural lodgings a) a place that you pay to live in temporarily, for example when you are visiting an area board and lodging (= meals and a room): She did all the …

    English dictionary

  • 10 lodging — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a place to live ; dwelling b. lodgment 3b 2. a. (1) sleeping accommodations < found lodging in the barn > (2) a temporary place to stay < a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 lodging — [[t]lɒ̱ʤɪŋ[/t]] lodgings 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl If you are provided with lodging or lodgings, you are provided with a place to stay for a period of time. You can use lodgings to refer to one or more of these places. He was given free lodging… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 lodging — n. 1 temporary accommodation (a lodging for the night). 2 (in pl.) a room or rooms (other than in a hotel) rented for lodging in. 3 a dwelling place. 4 (in pl.) the residence of a head of a college at Oxford. Phrases and idioms: lodging house a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 lodging — /loj ing/, n. 1. accommodation in a house, esp. in rooms for rent: to furnish board and lodging. 2. a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters. 3. lodgings, a. a room or rooms rented for residence in another s house. b. Brit. the rooms of a… …

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  • 14 lodging — Synonyms and related words: abiding, abiding place, abode, accommodations, address, apartment, assembly line housing, berth, billeting, cantonment, cohabitation, commorancy, commorant, crash pad, crib, diggings, digs, domicile, domiciliation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 lodging — lodg|ing [ ladʒıŋ ] noun uncount a place that you pay to live in temporarily, for example when you are visiting an area: board and lodging (=meals and a room): She did all the housework in exchange for board and lodging. a. lodgings plural a room …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 lodging — noun (singular, uncountable) 1 a place to stay: board and lodging BrE: It s 70 a week for board and lodging. compare board 1 (9), room and board 2 lodgings plural a house where you pay rent to the owner so you can live in one of their rooms …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Lodging — Lodge Lodge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lodged} (l[o^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lodging} (l[o^]j [i^]ng).] 1. 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. Chaucer.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 lodging — noun a) A place to live or lodge. When I was a Cloister monk, I was once sent to on business of our Church; and coming home again, the dark night caught me at , and I had to beg a lodging there. b) sleeping accommodation. See Also: lodge …

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  • 19 lodging — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. accommodation. See abode. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Personal accommodation] Syn. harbor, asylum, pied á terre (French), port, protection, cover, roof over one s head; see also refuge 1 , shelter . 2. [A… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 lodging — lodg|ing [ˈlɔdʒıŋ US ˈla: ] n 1.) [U] a place to stay ▪ It s £90 a week for board and lodging (=meals and a room) . 2.) [C usually plural] old fashioned a room in someone s house which you live in and pay rent for ▪ Paul found lodgings in the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English