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Definition of "accommodation" []

  • The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment. (noun)
  • Something that meets a need; a convenience. (noun)
  • Room and board; lodgings. (noun)
  • A seat, compartment, or room on a public vehicle. (noun)
  • Reconciliation or settlement of opposing views. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "accommodation" in a sentence
  • "About the accommodation -- _accommodation_ means money, does not it?"
  • "The term accommodation, while it has a limited field of application in biology, has a wide and varied use in sociology."
  • "The term accommodation, as has been noted, developed as a differentiation within the field of the biological concept of adaptation."