"lodging" in the noun sense
1. housing, lodging, living accommodations
structures collectively in which people are housed
2. lodgment, lodgement, lodging
the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
"the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
the act of lodging
"lodging" in the verb sense
be a lodger stay temporarily
"Where are you lodging in Paris?"
2. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit
put, fix, force, or implant
"lodge a bullet in the table"
"stick your thumb in the crack"
3. charge, lodge, file
file a formal charge against
"The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
4. lodge, accommodate
provide housing for
"We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
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