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Lodging vs. Housing

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Main Difference

The main difference between Lodging and Housing is that the Lodging is a type of residential accommodation and Housing is a construction and assignment of houses or buildings for sheltering people.

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Wikipedia
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  • Lodging (noun)

    A place to live or lodge.

  • Lodging (noun)

    Sleeping accommodation.

  • Lodging (noun)

    Furnished rooms in a house rented as accommodation.

  • Lodging (noun)

    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.

  • Lodging (verb)

    present participle of lodge

  • Housing (verb)

    present participle of house

    "We are housing the company's servers in Florida."

  • Housing (noun)

    The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.

  • Housing (noun)

    Residences, collectively.

    "She lives in low-income housing."

  • Housing (noun)

    A mechanical component's container or covering.

    "The gears were grinding against their housing."

  • Housing (noun)

    A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.

  • Housing (noun)

    An appendage to the harness or collar of a harness.

  • Housing (noun)

    The space taken out of one solid to admit the insertion of part of another, such as the end of one timber in the side of another.

  • Housing (noun)

    A niche for a statue.

  • Housing (noun)

    That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.

  • Housing (noun)

    A houseline.

Wiktionary
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  • Lodging (noun)

    temporary accommodation

    "a fee for board and lodging"

  • Lodging (noun)

    a room or rooms rented out to someone, usually in the same residence as the owner

    "he was looking for lodgings and a job"

  • Housing (noun)

    houses and flats considered collectively

    "a housing development"

  • Housing (noun)

    the provision of accommodation

    "a housing association"

  • Housing (noun)

    a rigid casing that encloses and protects a piece of moving or delicate equipment.

  • Housing (noun)

    a recess or groove cut in one piece of wood to allow another piece to be attached to it.

  • Housing (noun)

    a cloth covering put on a horse for protection or ornament.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Lodging (noun)

    The act of one who, or that which, lodges.

  • Lodging (noun)

    A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; - often in the plural with a singular meaning.

  • Lodging (noun)

    Abiding place; harbor; cover.

  • Housing (noun)

    The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation.

  • Housing (noun)

    That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.

  • Housing (noun)

    The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another.

  • Housing (noun)

    A frame or support for holding something in place, such as a piece of machinery, journal boxes, etc.

  • Housing (noun)

    That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.

  • Housing (noun)

    A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.

  • Housing (noun)

    An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.

Webster Dictionary
  • Lodging (noun)

    housing structures collectively; structures in which people are housed

  • Lodging (noun)

    the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily;

    "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"

  • Lodging (noun)

    the act of lodging

  • Housing (noun)

    housing structures collectively; structures in which people are housed

  • Housing (noun)

    a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component

  • Housing (noun)

    stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse

Princeton's WordNet

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