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Noun: accommodation  u,kó-mu'dey-shun
  1. Living quarters provided for public convenience
    "the nearby hotel offers overnight accommodation"
  2. Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    - adjustment, fitting
  3. A settlement of differences
    "they reached an accommodation with Japan"
  4. The act of providing something (lodging, seat or food) to meet a need
  5. (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye
  6. In the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality

Derived forms: accommodations

Type of: adjustment, advance, aid, alteration, assist, assistance, betterment, developmental learning, help, improvement, living quarters, modification, quarters, settlement

Encyclopedia: Accommodation, ocular