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lodge

lodge

 
 
pronunciation:
laj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cabin, hut, or other shelter meant to be used by people doing outdoor activities.
The men stayed in a lodge during their hunting trip.
synonyms:
cabin, lean-to
similar words:
blind, shack
definition 2: a small house on the grounds of a larger house or estate.
We stayed in the guest lodge at the family estate.
similar words:
cabin
definition 3: a local branch of certain organizations, or the place they meet.
The meeting was held at the Elks Lodge.
similar words:
chapter, club
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: lodged, lodges, lodging
definition 1: to live in a place for a short time.
They lodged with friends while the house was being repaired.
synonyms:
room, stay
similar words:
abide, bed, bunk, camp
definition 2: to be or become caught or stuck in a certain position.
The kite lodged in the tree.
synonyms:
catch
similar words:
fix, stick
definition 3: to provide with a place to live for a short time.
She lodges college students in her spare rooms.
synonyms:
accommodate, harbor, house
similar words:
bed, quarter
definition 4: to file in court or bring before another authority.
We lodged a complaint against our neighbor because of his barking dog.
synonyms:
enter, file, register, submit
derivation: lodgeable (adj.)
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