Associations to the word «Accommodation»

Wiktionary

ACCOMMODATION, noun. ​ (chiefly British) (usually a mass noun) Lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (physical) Adaptation or adjustment.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (uncountable) (followed by to) The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (uncountable) A convenience, a fitting, something satisfying a need.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (physiology) (biology) The adaptation or adjustment of an organism, organ, or part.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (medical) The adjustment of the eye to a change of the distance from an observed object.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (personal) Adaptation or adjustment.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement; compromise.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (commerce) A loan of money.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (commerce) An accommodation bill or note.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (legal) An offer of substitute goods to fulfill a contract, which will bind the purchaser if accepted.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (countable) (geology) The place where sediments can make, or have made, a sedimentation.
ACCOMMODATION ADDRESS, noun. An address on letters, etc., to a person or business that does not wish or is not able to receive post at a permanent or actual address.
ACCOMMODATION BILL, noun. (banking) A bill of exchange endorsed by a reputable third party acting as a guarantor, as a favor and without compensation.
ACCOMMODATION LADDER, noun. (nautical) a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat.
ACCOMMODATION LADDERS, noun. Plural of accommodation ladder
ACCOMMODATION ON ARRIVAL, noun. (travel) (UK) (Ireland) A package holiday price that includes hotel accommodation, with the passenger not being advised of the hotel's name or location until arrival at the resort.
ACCOMMODATION PAPER, noun. (commerce) (legal) A note, bill, or draft accepted or endorsed by a person to allow a second person to raise money or obtain credit.
ACCOMMODATION PAPERS, noun. Plural of accommodation paper
ACCOMMODATION TRAIN, noun. (rail transport) A local train that stops at all or nearly all stops and is utilized by passengers and freight.
ACCOMMODATION TRAINS, noun. Plural of accommodation train

Dictionary definition

ACCOMMODATION, noun. Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. A settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan".
ACCOMMODATION, noun. In the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. Living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available".
ACCOMMODATION, noun. The act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need.
ACCOMMODATION, noun. (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye.

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