From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlodgelodge1 /lɒdʒ $ lɑːdʒ/ ●○○ verb 1 lodge a complaint/protest/appeal etc2 become stuck [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]MOVE something OR somebody to become firmly stuck somewhere, or to make something become stuck OPP dislodgelodge in The fishbone lodged in her throat.be lodged in/between/behind etc something The bullet was lodged in his spine.Grammar Lodge is usually passive when used as a transitive verb.3 put somebody somewhere [transitive]STAY WITH SB, IN A HOTEL ETC to provide someone with a place to stay for a short time a building used to lodge prisoners of warlodge somebody in/at something The refugees were lodged in old army barracks.4 put something somewhere [transitive] British English formalPUT to put something important in an official place so that it is safelodge something with somebody Be sure to lodge a copy of the contract with your solicitor.lodge something in something The money was lodged in a Swiss bank account.5 stay somewhere [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] old-fashionedSTAY WITH SB, IN A HOTEL ETC to pay to live in a room in someone’s houselodge at/with etc John lodged with a family in Bristol when he first started work.→ See Verb table
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lodgeNurses lodge 10 Nurses are on a collision course with the Government after lodging a claim for a ten percent pay rise.Go and see the plans for any new development if they have been lodged as a formal application.Protests were lodged by Tyrrell, Fittipaldi's Copersucar team and, most urgently, by Ferrari.A mood of pessimism had lodged in him.Mrs Gould and her niece are lodging in the Rising Sun.Opponents to the opt-out now have a chance to lodge objections to the Education Secretary.This building was used to lodge prisoners of war.A raisin lodged unattractively between Heather's front teeth but I chose not to tell her about it.Kim lodged with a local family the summer she studied in Paris.His wife and kids were forced to lodge with friends until they found a place of their own.be lodged in/between/behind etc somethingA rough hunk of metal about the size of a big ball bearing was lodged in my shoulder.He will be lodged in the castle, awaiting his homage-makers.Her feet were lodged in wide black-barred shoes and in their immobility gave the impression of being clamped to the carpet.If the relatives could not pick the patient up, he would be lodged in the casualty department of the local hospital.My lady and her women are lodged in the guesthouse, you need have no fears in joining their company.New prisoners were lodged in six concrete cells located along a passageway marked with white lines.The visitors were lodged in the Tower Hotel, located on a mountain overlooking the capital city.lodge at/with etcIt is also possible to discuss arrangements with the funeral directors in advance - requests will be lodged with the company.We lodged with the proprietor of the Café de la Place.And so it is, except that new applications are now being lodged at the rate of about 6,300 a month.The porter gave chase, assisted by two Bulldogs who happened to be in the lodge at the time.March and February we spent on the Brenner, where we lodged at three different farmsteads.Your Will should be lodged with your bank or solicitor for safekeeping.
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lodgelodge2 ●○○ noun [countable] 1 TBBa small house on the land of a large country house, usually at the main entrance gate2 TBBa room or small building at the entrance to a college, institution etc for someone whose job is to watch who enters and leaves the porter’s lodge3 DSOa house or hotel in the country or mountains where people can stay when they want to go hunting, shooting etc4 a local meeting place for some organizations, or the group of people who belong to one of these organizations He was a member of a Masonic lodge.5 HBAa beaver’s home6 American EnglishTBB a traditional home of Native Americans, or the group of people that live in it
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lodgeFor the isolated detached property, situated in a few acres of land, is a cemetery lodge.a Masonic lodgeThere was a bell-pull connected up to a small porter's lodge inside.a ski lodgeLake Star Lodge has rooms for a reasonable price.Apaches from four reservations constructed several structures: a ramada, a sweat lodge and a wickiup covered with bunched yucca strips.She brushed by him and dashed up the stairs of the lodge.He made everything you see, the Tuthanach, the lodge ... the totems.The lodge itself, he said, was nothing fancy.
From King Business Dictionarylodgelodge /lɒdʒlɑːdʒ/ verb1HUMAN RESOURCESLAW lodge a complaint/protest/appeal etc to make a formal or official complaint, protest etcAn appeal must be lodged within 28 days.2[transitive] British EnglishLAW to formally give information or documents which have to be given by law to an official authoritySYNfile American EnglishTwo companies failed to lodge printed copies of their annual reports by the opening of trading yesterday.Opening bids will have to be lodged by December 11.To retain copyright you’ll have to lodge a patent application.3[transitive] to put money or something valuable in an official place so that it is safeThe money was lodged in an account in Hamburg.lodge something with somebodyBe sure to lodge a copy of the contract with your solicitor.→ See Verb tableOrigin lodge2 (1200-1300) Old French loge small building