Lodging vs Staying - What's the difference?

lodging | staying |

As nouns the difference between lodging and staying

is that lodging is a place to live or lodge while staying is a stay or visit.

As a verb staying is




(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




  • Derived terms

    * staying power


    (en noun)
  • A stay or visit.
  • * 1907 , The National Review (volume 48, page 135)
  • The years that follow are chiefly noteworthy for his intercourse with four clever girl cousins called Southall, and sundry stayings at Moseley with a cheery, literary old grandmother