- the act of accommodating; state or process of being accommodated; adaptation.
- adjustment of differences; reconciliation.
- Sociology. a process of mutual adaptation between persons or groups, usually achieved by eliminating or reducing hostility, as by compromise or arbitration.
- anything that supplies a need, want, favor, convenience, etc.
- Usually accommodations.
- food and lodging.
- a seat, berth, or other facilities for a passenger on a train, plane, etc.
- readiness to aid or please others; obligingness.
- a loan.
- Ophthalmology. the automatic adjustment by which the eye adapts itself to distinct vision at different distances.
- accommodation bill.
Origin of accommodation
Examples from the Web for non-accommodation
The bathing would be delightful but for the discomfort and positive indecency of the non-accommodation.Records of Later Life
Frances Ann Kemble
- lodging or board and lodging
- adjustment, as of differences or to new circumstances; adaptation, settlement, or reconciliation
- something fulfilling a need, want, etc; convenience or facility
- physiol the automatic or voluntary adjustment of the shape of the lens of the eye for far or near vision
- willingness to help or oblige
- commerce a loan, usually made as an act of favour by a bank before formal credit arrangements are agreed
Word Origin and History for non-accommodation
"room and provisions, lodging," c.1600, now usually plural (accommodations) and chiefly U.S.; from French accommodation, from Latin accommodationem (nominative accommodatio), noun of action from past participle stem of accommodare (see accommodate). Meaning "appliance, anything which affords aid" is from 1610s; that of "act of accommodating" is from 1640s.
- The act or state of adjustment or adaptation.
- The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.
- The adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye. Accommodation permits images at different distances to be focused on the retina.