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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for accommodation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

词源(Etymology)

From French accommodation from Latin accommodātiō (adjustment, accommodation, compliance), from accommodō (adapt, put in order). Superficially accommodate +‎ -ion. The sense of "lodging" was first attested in 1600.

发音(Pronunciation)

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ə.ˌkɒm.ə.ˈdeɪ.ʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ə.ˌkɑm.ə.ˈdeɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

名词(Noun)

accommodation (countable and uncountable, plural accommodations)

  1. (chiefly Britain, usually a mass noun) Lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
    The accommodations at that hotel were quite luxurious.
  2. (physical) Adaptation or adjustment.
    1. (countable, uncountable, followed by to) The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment.
      • 1677, Sir Matthew Hale, The Primitive Origination of Mankind: Considered and Examined According to the Light of Nature, →OCLC, page 49:
        It is true, the organization of the humane and animal Body, with accommodation to their several functions and offices, is certainly fitted with the most curious and exact Mechanism imaginable
    2. (countable, uncountable) A convenience, a fitting, something satisfying a need.
      • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 10, in The Celebrity:
        Mr. Cooke had had a sloop yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. […] The Maria had a cabin, which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.
    3. (countable, physiology, biology) The adaptation or adjustment of an organism, organ, or part.
    4. (countable, medicine) The adjustment of the eye to a change of the distance from an observed object.
  3. (personal) Adaptation or adjustment.
    1. (countable, uncountable) Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
    2. (countable, uncountable) Adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement; compromise.
      • 1849, Thomas Babington Macaulay, The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, →OCLC, page 121:
        [Parliament] was desirous to come to terms of accommodation with Charles at the expense of the troops.
      • 2005, Bryan Ward-Perkins, The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization, p. 82:
        Some of the recent literature on the Germanic settlements reads like an account of a tea party at the Roman vicarage. A shy newcomer to the village, who is a useful prospect for the cricket team, is invited in. There is a brief moment of awkwardness, while the host finds an empty chair and pours a fresh cup of tea; but the conversation, and village life, soon flow on. The accommodation that was reached between invaders and invaded in the fifth- and sixth-century West was very much more difficult, and more interesting, than this.
    3. (countable) The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
      • 1794, William Paley, A View of the Evidences of Christianity, reprinted in 1818 by James Robertson, page 283:
        It is probable to my apprehension, that many of those quotations were intended by the writers of the New Testament as nothing more than accommodations.
    4. (countable, commerce) A loan of money.
    5. (countable, commerce) An accommodation bill or note.
    6. (countable, law) An offer of substitute goods to fulfill a contract, which will bind the purchaser if accepted.
    7. (theology) An adaptation or method of interpretation which explains the special form in which the revelation is presented as unessential to its contents, or rather as often adopted by way of compromise with human ignorance or weakness.
  4. (countable, geology) The place where sediments can make, or have made, a sedimentation.
  5. (linguistics, sociolinguistics) Modifications to make one's way of speaking similar to others involved in a conversation or discourse; code-switching.

衍生词(Derived terms)

The definitions should be entered into dedicated entries for the terms defined.
  • accommodation bill, or note, (Commerce): a bill of exchange which a person accepts, or a note which a person makes and delivers to another, not upon a consideration received, but for the purpose of raising money on credit
  • accommodation coach, or train: one running at moderate speed and stopping at all or nearly all stations
  • accommodation ladder, (Nautical): a light ladder hung over the side of a ship at the gangway, useful in ascending from, or descending to, small boats
  • holiday accommodation

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French

词源(Etymology)

Borrowed from Latin accommodātiō, accommodātiōnem.

发音(Pronunciation)

  • IPA(key): /a.kɔ.mɔ.da.sjɔ̃/

名词(Noun)

accommodation f (plural accommodations)

  1. accommodation

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Scots

名词(Noun)

accommodation (plural accommodations)

  1. accommodation

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