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Definitions of accommodation

  1. A loan of money. Accommodation bill or note, one given instead of a loan of money, or which has been drawn and accepted expressly for the purpose of borrowing money, in contradistinction to a bill given in payment of goods or value received. Accommodation ladder, a light ladder hung over the side of a ship at the gangway. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. Conveniences; things furnished for use; also in. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Willingness to accommodate; obligingness. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A loan of money. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. An accommodation bill or note. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; - followed by to. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Adjustment; that which supplies a want or desire; lodging; a loan of money, as a favor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Convenience: fitness: adjustment: a loan of money. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Fitness; adjustment; convenience. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Adjustment; compromise. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A convenlence; entertainment; loan. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. An accommodating disposition; obligingness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Adaptation, especially of one thing to another, so as to make them agree or correspond; adjustment; reconciliation; provision of conveniences in supply of a want. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. Suitable convenience; what is furnished to supply a want. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. The adjustment of the eye for receiving clear images of objects at different distances. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for accommodation

  1. These two were fetched up while some of us lowered the accommodation ladder and others swung out the boats on the davits. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. The accommodation isn't much here fer the likes of you, though it ain't too bad fer me an' Eb. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
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