Definition of lodging in English:


Line breaks: lodg¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlɒdʒɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1Temporary accommodation: a fee for board and lodging
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    • Both are being given full board and lodging at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort and are guaranteed employment with the resort after completion of their subsidized training.
    • You pay for administrative costs, for your board and lodging (absurdly cheap), and your air fare.
    • Harvard offers generous aid and loans to cover its annual fees of around £17,000 plus board and lodging of £7,000, as do other top colleges.
  • 1.1 [count noun] (usually lodgings) A room or rooms rented out to someone, usually in the same residence as the owner: he was looking for lodgings and a job
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    • The remainder are in supported lodgings, community homes or in residential care.
    • Both the New Town and the Old Town offer numerous lodgings in private houses and small family hotels.
    • Cheap lodgings and a shift away from family entertainment have made the capital of glam a top business stop.
    accommodation, rooms, chambers, living quarters, quarters, apartments; place, place to stay, place of residence, establishment, flat, suite; shelter, board, housing; a roof over one's head
    informal digs, pad

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