accommodation


accommodation

noun

Definition of ACCOMMODATION

1
usually accommodations pl  a place to sleep and related amenities for the temporary use of a tourist or traveler <a resort offering a wide range of accommodations>
Synonyms lodging, lodgment (or lodgement)
Related Words berth, shelter; crash pad
2
the act or practice of each side giving up something in order to reach an agreement <the twins each made an accommodation: Jane agreed to Joan's pink curtains and Joan agreed to Jane's purple rug>
3
something that adds to one's ease of living <a village that wants to attract tourists but doesn't even provide public accommodations for their sanitary needs>
4
the act or process of changing something to fit a new use or situation <an accommodation to changing economic conditions will be necessary if the church is to remain open>
Near Antonyms maladaptation

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