Accommodation may refer to:
*Accommodation (in British usage) or accommodations (in American usage) is
lodgingin a dwellingor similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
Accommodation (religion), a theological principle linked to divine revelation within the Christian church
accommodation (law), a term used in United States contract law
Accommodation Bill, a bill of exchange
Accommodation (eye), the sense in ophthalmology
Accommodation (physiology), process of changes in bodily function due to repeated exposure to drugs or toxins
* Accommodation (psychology), the process by which existing mental structures and behaviors are modified to adapt to new experiences according to
Jean Piaget(see also assimilation)
* Communication Accommodation Theory, the process by which people change their language behaviour to be more or less similar to that of the people with whom they are interacting.
* Accommodation is a linguistics term meaning grammatical acceptance of unstated values as in Accommodation of presuppositions
Biblical Accommodationis the adaptation of text from the Bible to signify ideas different from those originally expressed.
Accommodation (education)are modifications made in the classroom to assist a child with a disabilityit may also include resorts, hotels, backpacker hostels, b&b's etc.TechnologyIt may also refer to
* "Accommodation" was a pioneer Canadian steamboat built by
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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
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
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
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
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
Accommodation J&T — (Охрид,Македония) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Kuzman Kapidan Kaneo do Kiro … Каталог отелей
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
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
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
accommodation — [n] adjustment for different situation, circumstances adaptation, compliance, composition, compromise, conformity, fifty fifty deal*, fitting, modification, reconciliation, settlement; concept 697 … New thesaurus