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lodge

lodge

 
 
pronunciation:
laj
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cabin, hut, or other shelter intended for use by skiers, hunters, or the like.
synonyms:
cabin, hut, lean-to, shanty
similar words:
blind, shack
definition 2: a small house, such as a caretaker's cottage, on the grounds of a larger house or estate.
synonyms:
cottage
similar words:
cabin, summerhouse
definition 3: a hotel or inn.
synonyms:
caravansary, hostel, hostelry, hotel, inn
similar words:
hospice, motel, public house, tavern
definition 4: the den of certain wild animals such as the beaver.
similar words:
burrow, den, hole, lair
definition 5: a local subgroup of a fraternal organization, such as Elks or Masons, or the place they meet.
similar words:
chapter, club
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: lodged, lodges, lodging
definition 1: to stay in living quarters, esp. for a short time.
synonyms:
quarter, room, stay
similar words:
abide, bed, billet, bivouac, bunk, camp, sojourn, tenant, tent
definition 2: to be or become caught, fixed, or embedded in a certain position.
The kite lodged in the treetop.
synonyms:
catch
similar words:
camp, cleave, fasten, fix, stabilize, stick
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to provide with living quarters, esp. temporarily.
synonyms:
accommodate, billet, harbor, house
similar words:
bed, home, quarter, tent
definition 2: to serve as living quarters for; shelter.
synonyms:
accommodate, harbor, house, shelter
similar words:
contain, hold
definition 3: to fix securely or firmly in position.
synonyms:
fix, infix
similar words:
embed, entrench, secure, stick
definition 4: to register (a charge, complaint, or the like) in court or before an appropriate authority; file.
synonyms:
enter, file, place, present, record, register, submit
derivation: lodgeable (adj.)
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