Definition of "lodge" []

  • A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter: a ski lodge. (noun)
  • A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper. (noun)
  • An inn. (noun)
  • Any of various Native American dwellings, such as a hogan, wigwam, or longhouse. (noun)
  • The group living in such a dwelling. (noun)
  • A small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion, usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A house or cabin used occasionally, as for some seasonal activity (noun)
  • A central building in a resort, camp, or park (noun)
  • A large house or hotel (noun)
  • A room for the use of porters in a university, college, etc (noun)
  • A local branch or chapter of certain societies (noun)
  • The building used as the meeting place of such a society (noun)
  • The dwelling place of certain animals, esp the dome-shaped den constructed by beavers (noun)
  • A hut or tent of certain North American Indian peoples (noun)
  • (at Cambridge University) the residence of the head of a college (noun)
  • To provide or be provided with accommodation or shelter, esp rented accommodation (verb)
  • To live temporarily, esp in rented accommodation (verb)
  • To implant, embed, or fix or be implanted, embedded, or fixed (verb)
  • To deposit or leave for safety, storage, etc (verb)
  • To bring (a charge or accusation) against someone (verb)
  • To place (authority, power, etc) in the control (of someone) (verb)
  • To exist or be present (in) (verb)
  • (of wind, rain, etc) to beat down (crops) (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "lodge" in a sentence
  • "Grouse Mountain lodge is where the Today show was televised during the Olympics and also a hangout for all the adventurous folk, it was open 24 hours a day during the Olympics."
  • "So, we ... go out for a walk and in front of the lodge is a watering hole ...."
  • "Lit by the flickering fire, the lodge is a dome shaped structure made of a skeleton of fastened willow branches covered by thick tarps."