Accommodation

All possible synonyms of the word Accommodation as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Accommodation

Definition

  • (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye

Synonyms

  • accommodation

Hypernyms

  • alteration, modification, adjustment: the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

Topic domains

  • physiology: the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

Accommodation

Definition

  • the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need

Synonyms

  • accommodation

Hypernyms

  • aid, assist, assistance, help: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"

Hyponyms

  • service: the performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service"

Accommodation

Definition

  • living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"

Synonyms

  • accommodation

Hypernyms

  • living quarters, quarters: housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"

Hyponyms

  • cabin class, second class, economy class: a class of accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations
  • first class: the most expensive accommodations on a ship or train or plane
  • lodging house, rooming house: a house where rooms are rented
  • stabling: accommodation for animals (especially for horses)
  • steerage: the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
  • tourist class, third class: inexpensive accommodations on a ship or train

Accommodation

Definition

  • in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality

Synonyms

  • accommodation

Hypernyms

  • developmental learning: learning that takes place as a normal part of cognitive development

Accommodation

Definition

  • a settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan"

Synonyms

  • accommodation

Hypernyms

  • settlement: a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

Hyponyms

  • modus vivendi: a temporary accommodation of a disagreement between parties pending a permanent settlement
  • compromise: an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"

Adjustment, accommodation, fitting

Definition

  • making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

Synonyms

  • adjustment
  • accommodation
  • fitting

Hypernyms

  • improvement, betterment, advance: a change for the better; progress in development

Hyponyms

  • readjustment: the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
  • domestication: accommodation to domestic life; "her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication"
  • habituation: a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
  • shakedown: initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the new industry's economic shakedown"

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