1. [ noun ] the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
Related terms: aid service lodge
2. [ noun ] (housing) living quarters provided for public convenience

"overnight accommodations are available"

Related terms: living_quarters Cabin_class first_class stabling steerage tourist_class lodging_house lodge
3. [ noun ] (psychology,education) in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality
Related terms: developmental_learning accommodate
4. [ noun ] a settlement of differences

"they reached an accommodation with Japan"

Related terms: settlement compromise modus_vivendi accommodate
5. [ noun ] making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
Synonyms: adjustment fitting
Related terms: improvement shakedown adapt fit adjust accommodate
6. [ noun ] (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye
Related terms: alteration readjustment domestication habituation physiology
Similar spelling:   accommodational