[ uh-kom-uh-dey-tiv ]


  1. tending to accommodate; adaptive.

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Other Words From

  • ac·commo·dative·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of accommodative1

First recorded in 1835–45; accommodate + -ive

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Example Sentences

So, while policy remains accommodative, these more hawkish signals from the Fed may finally usher in some meaningful upward movements in mortgage rates.

I do think on a short-term basis, we could see a sell-off if there is a risk that appears imminent, but we have to recognize that all current risks are being cushioned by this incredibly accommodative Fed, which does have an impact.

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The improving health situation, combined with extremely accommodative monetary and fiscal policy, is boosting manufacturing, putting the economy on course for its fastest growth pace in 37 yearsthis year.

Perhaps encouraged by such accommodative silence, China has tightened its grip over Tibet.

I have occasionally seen periodic accommodative squint with emmetropia of the fixing eye.

Although differing much from the typical form, these cases of voluntary accommodative squint were also included in the statistics.

The diagnosis of accommodative asthenopia is as a rule confirmed ex juvantibus; this cannot be asserted for the muscular form.

We must place the same claims to the diagnosis of muscular asthenopia as to that of the accommodative form.

Early distaste for reading is often acquired by farsighted persons, owing to the strain on the accommodative apparatus.





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