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English noun: Lodge

1. Lodge (person) English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)


SynonymsSir Oliver Joseph Lodge, Sir Oliver Lodge


Instance hypernymphysicist

2. lodge (group) a formal association of people with similar interests


SamplesHe joined a golf club.
They formed a small lunch society.
Men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today.


Synonymsclub, gild, guild, order, social club, society


Broader (hypernym)association


Narrower (hyponym)athenaeum, atheneum, boat club, bookclub, chapter, chess club, country club, frat, fraternity, glee club, golf club, hunt, hunt club, investors club, jockey club, racket club, rowing club, service club, slate club, sorority, turnverein, yacht club


Member holonymclub member

3. lodge (artifact) small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener


Broader (hypernym)gatehouse


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

4. lodge (artifact) a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter


Synonymshunting lodge


Broader (hypernym)house

5. lodge (artifact) any of various Native American dwellings


Synonymsindian lodge


Broader (hypernym)abode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home


Narrower (hyponym)hogan, teepee, tepee, tipi, wickiup, wigwam, wikiup

6. lodge (artifact) a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers


Synonymsauberge, hostel, hostelry, inn


Broader (hypernym)hotel


Narrower (hyponym)caravan inn, caravansary, caravanserai, imaret, khan, post house, posthouse, roadhouse


English verb: lodge

1. lodge (stative) be a lodger; stay temporarily


SamplesWhere are you lodging in Paris?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)dwell, inhabit, live, populate


Narrower (hyponym)sleep over, stay over

2. lodge (contact) put, fix, force, or implant


SamplesLodge a bullet in the table.
Stick your thumb in the crack.


Synonymsdeposit, stick, wedge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Narrower (hyponym)redeposit


Antonymsdislodge, free

3. lodge (communication) file a formal charge against


SamplesThe suspect was charged with murdering his wife.


Synonymscharge, file


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)accuse, criminate, impeach, incriminate


Narrower (hyponym)impeach

4. lodge (stative) provide housing for


SamplesWe are lodging three foreign students this semester.


Synonymsaccommodate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)domiciliate, house, put up


Narrower (hyponym)barrack, billet, canton, keep, quarter









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