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[ loj-ing ]


  1. accommodation in a house, especially in rooms for rent:

    to furnish board and lodging.

  2. a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters.
  3. 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.
  4. the act of lodging.


/ ˈlɒdʒɪŋ /


  1. a temporary residence
  2. sometimes plural sleeping accommodation
  3. sometimes plural (at Oxford University) the residence of the head of a college

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Other Words From

  • under·lodging noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lodging1

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; lodge, -ing 1

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Example Sentences

Consider other travel costs as well — lodging, food, transportation.

In a virtual setting, where pricey travel and lodging is no longer a barrier, marketers can attend more events than before.

STR, a lodging data firm, predicts that room rates will remain below 2019 levels until some time in 2023, with urban markets from New York to San Francisco taking longer to rebound.

From Fortune

Most of California is on lockdown, and hotels and other lodging accommodations are legally not allowed to “accept or honor out of state reservations for non-essential travel.”

From Vox

Keep in mind that portions of Skyline Drive are closed during bad weather, and all of the park’s lodging and campgrounds are shuttered between November and March.

We rented a house in New Castle, Delaware, that doubled as our filming location and lodging for the actors.

Among them were some horrifying images of severe damage to nasal tissue caused by a child lodging a button battery in her nose.

Clients supply transportation, lodging, and ingredients, including the preferred strain of ganja.

Accommodations: Aspen Snowmass (800-525-6200; lists the many lodging options available in town.

Lodging is more limited at Asahidake; Powderhounds also highlights options here.

I being, he considered, the more prudent in money matters, kept our lodging accounts and paid the bills.

This carriage was ordered last night by a gentleman lodging at the Veau qui Tete?

Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them?

Nay, I quarrel not with the lodging; I only complain of the board—and now wouldst thou know my story.

This proved to be an ancient red brick lodging house which would have made an excellent hideout for a criminal.





lodgerlodging house