Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun accommodation

6 senses of accommodation

Sense 1
adjustment, accommodation, fitting -- (making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances)
       => improvement, betterment, advance -- (a change for the better; progress in development)

Sense 2
accommodation -- (a settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan")
       => settlement -- (a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it)

Sense 3
accommodation -- (in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality)
       => developmental learning -- (learning that takes place as a normal part of cognitive development)

Sense 4
accommodation -- (living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available")
       => living quarters, quarters -- (housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters")

Sense 5
accommodation -- (the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need)
       => 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")

Sense 6
accommodation -- ((physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye)
       => alteration, modification, adjustment -- (the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment))

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