Lodging vs Rental - What's the difference?

lodging | rental |

As nouns the difference between lodging and rental

is that lodging is a place to live or lodge while rental is (slang) short term for something that is rented.

As an adjective rental is

relating to rent.



(en noun)
  • A place to live or lodge.
  • sleeping accommodation.
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. XI, ''The Abbot’s Ways
  • When I was a Cloister-monk, I was once sent to , and I had to beg a lodging there.
  • (in the plural) Furnished rooms in a house rented as accommodation.
  • The condition of a plant, especially a cereal, that has been flattened in the field or damaged so that it cannot stand upright, as by weather conditions or because the stem is not strong enough to support the plant.
  • Anagrams

    * godling




    (en noun)
  • (slang) Short term for something that is rented.
  • :It's just a rental , so I don't need to take very good care of it.
  • The payment made to rent something.
  • Derived terms

    * car rental * rental car


  • Relating to rent.
  • Relating to renting.
  • Anagrams