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Meaning of LODGING

Pronunciation:  'lâjing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of lodging
  2. [n]  housing structures collectively; structures in which people are housed
  3. [n]  the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"

LODGING is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: housing, living accommodations, lodgement, lodgment
 See Also: abidance, abode, apartment, billet, block, camp, condominium, construction, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, fastness, fixedness, fixity, fixture, flat, habitation, home, hospice, hostel, living quarters, pied-a-terre, quartering, quarters, rattrap, residence, residency, secureness, structure, student lodging, youth hostel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lodg"ing\, n.
1. The act of one who, or that which, lodges.

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

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

3. Abiding place; harbor; cover.

         Fair bosom . . . the lodging of delight. --Spenser.

{Lodging house}, a house where lodgings are provided and let.

{Lodging room}, a room in which a person lodges, esp. a hired

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