Dictionary.com

lodging

[ loj-ing ]
/ ˈlɒdʒ ɪŋ /
Save This Word!

noun

accommodation in a house, especially in rooms for rent: to furnish board and lodging.
a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters.
lodgings,
  1. a room or rooms rented for residence in another's house.
  2. British. the rooms of a university student who lives neither on campus nor at home.
the act of lodging.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of lodging

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at lodge, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM lodging

un·der·lodg·ing, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for lodging

British Dictionary definitions for lodging

lodging
/ (ˈlɒdʒɪŋ) /

noun

a temporary residence
(sometimes plural) sleeping accommodation
(sometimes plural) (at Oxford University) the residence of the head of a college
See also lodgings
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK