accommodation

  • 1 accommodation — [ akɔmɔdasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe « prêt gratuit » (cf. accommodement); de accommoder 1 ♦ (1566) Action d accommoder ou de s accommoder (aux circonstances, aux individus). ⇒ adaptation. 2 ♦ Physiol. Aptitude de l œil à accommoder (III). L amplitude d… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 accommodation — I (adjustment) noun accordance, adaptation, agreement, arrangement, compositio, composition of differences, compromise, friendly agreement, harmonization, mutual understanding, obliging, provision, readjustment, reconciliatio, rectification,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 Accommodation — Ac*com mo*da tion, n. [L. accommodatio, fr. accommodare: cf. F. accommodation.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 accommodation — UK /əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃən/ noun ► [U] UK (US accommodations [plural]) PROPERTY a place in which to live, work, stay, etc.: »The cost, including flights, accommodation, and meals, was €100,000. » temporary accommodation » luxury accommodations. ► [C or U] …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 Accommodation — Accommodation, accommodiren, anbequemen, anpassen. Dies geschieht, wenn man die eignen Gewohnheiten, Lebensweise, Sprache, Vortrag, Lehre u.s.w. aus Rücksicht auf andere aufgibt oder ändert, um nicht zu entfremden oder zu verletzen. Die… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Accommodation J&T — (Охрид,Македония) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Kuzman Kapidan Kaneo do Kiro …

    Каталог отелей

  • 8 accommodation — (n.) room and provisions, lodging, c.1600, now usually plural (accommodations) and chiefly U.S.; from Fr. accommodation, from L. accommodationem (nom. accommodatio), noun of action from pp. stem of accommodare (see ACCOMMODATE (Cf. accommodate)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 accommodation — [ə käm΄ə dā′shən] n. 1. an accommodating or being accommodated; adaptation (to a purpose); adjustment 2. reconciliation of differences 3. willingness to do favors or services 4. a help or convenience 5. [pl.] lodgings; room and board 6. [pl.]… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Accommodation — (v. lat.), 1) Bequemung des Betragens, der Rede etc. nach den Bedürfnissen u. der Denkungsart Anderer; bes. 2) (gr. Synkatabasis, lat. Condescensio, Theol.), von dem Lehrvortrage menschlicher Lehrer, die weise, schonende Berücksichtigung der… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 accommodation — [n] adjustment for different situation, circumstances adaptation, compliance, composition, compromise, conformity, fifty fifty deal*, fitting, modification, reconciliation, settlement; concept 697 …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 accommodation — ► NOUN 1) a room, building, or space where someone may live or stay. 2) (accommodations) N. Amer. lodgings. 3) a settlement or compromise. 4) adaptation to changing circumstances …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Accommodation — Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Accommodation », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En optique physiologique, on appelle accommodation les modifications oculaires adaptatives permettant d assurer la netteté des… …

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  • 14 accommodation — noun 1 (BrE) place for sb to live/stay ADJECTIVE ▪ comfortable, decent, good, suitable ▪ inadequate, poor, substandard ▪ excellent …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 accommodation — /akomsdeyshan/ An arrangement or engagement made as a favor to another, not upon a consideration received. Something done to oblige, usually spoken of a loan of money or commercial paper; also a friendly agreement or composition of differences.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 accommodation — /akomsdeyshan/ An arrangement or engagement made as a favor to another, not upon a consideration received. Something done to oblige, usually spoken of a loan of money or commercial paper; also a friendly agreement or composition of differences.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 accommodation — I n. agreement adjustment 1) to come to, make; reach, work out an accommodation 2) an accommodation between; on; to; with (to make an accommodation to wartime conditions; to reach an accommodation with neighboring countries) II (BE) see… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 accommodation — [[t]əkɒ̱məde͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] accommodations 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Accommodation is used to refer to buildings or rooms where people live or stay. [BRIT] The government will provide temporary accommodation for up to three thousand people sleeping …

    English dictionary

  • 19 accommodation */*/ — UK [əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [əˌkɑməˈdeɪʃ(ə)n] noun Get it right: accommodation: The word accommodation is often spelled wrongly. It has a double m in it: Wrong: The guest house offers accomodation for small groups of people. Right: The guest house… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 accommodation — (a ko mo da sion) s. f. 1°   Action d accommoder ou de s accommoder. L accommodation des êtres vivants aux conditions dans lesquelles ils se trouvent. 2°   Terme de physiologie. On donne le nom d accommodation de l oeil aux changements qui s y… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré