Etymology
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accommodation (n.)

c. 1600, "that which supplies a want or need," from French accommodation, from Latin accommodationem (nominative accommodatio) "an adjustment," noun of action from past-participle stem of accommodare "make fit; make fit for" (see accommodate).

Meaning "appliance, anything which affords aid" is from 1610s; that of "act of accommodating" is from 1640s. Meaning "arrangement of a dispute" is from 1640s. An accommodation train (1838) was one making all stops (as opposed to an expresss); it was used earlier of stages (1811).

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Definitions of accommodation

accommodation (n.)
making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances;
Synonyms: adjustment / fitting
accommodation (n.)
a settlement of differences;
they reached an accommodation with Japan
accommodation (n.)
in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality;
accommodation (n.)
living quarters provided for public convenience;
overnight accommodations are available
accommodation (n.)
the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need;
accommodation (n.)
(physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye;
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