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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.


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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