1. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

Similar word(s): adjustment, fitting

Definition categories: event, advance, betterment, improvement

2. a settlement of differences

- they reached an accommodation with Japan

Definition categories: communication, settlement

3. in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality

Definition categories: thought

4. living quarters provided for public convenience

- overnight accommodations are available

Definition categories: man–made, quarters

5. the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need

Definition categories: act, aid, assist, assistance, help

6. (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye

Definition categories: act, adjustment, alteration, modification

Sentences with accommodation as a noun:

- Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were probably intended as nothing more than accommodations.