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English definition of “lodge”

lodge

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (STAY)    /lɒdʒ/ US  /lɑːdʒ/ formal
to pay rent to stay somewhere: She lodged with Mrs Higgins when she first came to Cambridge.Living or sleeping somewhereRenting propertyMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general
(Definition of lodge verb (STAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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