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billet1

bil·let1

billet1

pronunciation:
bI liht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: nonmilitary lodging assigned to troops, esp. in a private home.
synonyms:
quarters
similar words:
accommodations, barracks, cantonment, housing, lodging, lodgment, rooms
definition 2: a military order making such an assignment.
definition 3: a job or position.
synonyms:
berth, job, place, position, post
similar words:
appointment, assignment, situation
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: billeted, billeting, billets
definition 1: to assign lodging to (a member of the military).
synonyms:
canton, quarter
similar words:
bed, house, lodge, post
definition 2: to provide lodging for.
synonyms:
accommodate, house, lodge, quarter
similar words:
barrack, bed, harbor
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of military personnel, to be lodged; stay.
synonyms:
lodge, quarter, stay
similar words:
barrack, bunk, room, shelter
derivation: billeter (n.)