2 a settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan"
3 in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality
4 living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"
5 the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
6 (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- i British Lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prsone
- The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or
adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to
- The organization of the body with accommodation to its functions. -Sir M. Hale
- Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
- Whatever supplies a want or affords easy, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn - Sir W. Scott
- An justment of frees; state of agreement; reonciiation;
- To come to terms of accommodation. - Macaulay
- The application of a writer's language, on the ground of
analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
- Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were probably intended as nothing more than accommodations. - Paley
- In the context of "commerce}} A loan of money
Accommodation may refer to:
- Accommodation (in British usage) or accommodations (in American usage) is lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
- Accommodation (religion), a theological principle linked to divine revelation within the Christian church
(law), a term used in United States contract law
- Accommodation Bill, a bill of exchange
- Accommodation (eye), the sense in ophthalmology
- Accommodation (physiology), process of changes in bodily function due to repeated exposure to drugs or toxins
- Accommodation (psychology), the process by which existing mental structures and behaviors are modified to adapt to new experiences according to Jean Piaget (see also assimilation)
- Communication Accommodation Theory, the process by which people change their language behaviour to be more or less similar to that of the people with whom they are interacting.
- Accommodation is a linguistics term meaning grammatical acceptance of unstated values as in Accommodation of presuppositions
- Biblical Accommodation is the adaptation of text from the Bible to signify ideas different from those originally expressed.
- Accommodation (education) are modifications made in the classroom to assist a child with a disability
accommodation in Indonesian: Akomodasi
accommodation in Polish: Akomodacja
accommodation in Simple English: Accommodation
accommodation in Ukrainian: Акомодація
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