- The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to
Etymology: From accommodatio, from accommodare (compare French French, accommodation)
- The organization of the body with to its functions. -Sir M. Hale
- Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
- Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn - Sir W. Scott
- An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement.
- To come to terms of . - Macaulay
- The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
- Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were probably intended as nothing more than accommodations. - Paley
- (context, Commerce) A loan of money
- (context, Commerce) An accommodation bill or note.
- an offer of substitute goods to fulfill a contract, which will bind the purchaser if accepted
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