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English Dictionary: accommodating by the DICT Development Group
3 results for accommodating
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"
    Synonym(s): accommodating, accommodative
    Antonym(s): unaccommodating, unobliging
  2. obliging; willing to do favors; "made a special effort to be accommodating"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Accommodating \Ac*com"mo*da`ting\, a.
      Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; as
      an accommodating man, spirit, arrangement.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Accommodate \Ac*com"mo*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
      {Accommodated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accommodating}.] [L.
      accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare; ad + commodare to make
      fit, help; con- + modus measure, proportion. See {Mode}.]
      1. To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to
            conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.
            [bd]They accommodate their counsels to his
            inclination.[b8] --Addison.
      2. To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to
            compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate
            differences, a dispute, etc.
      3. To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient;
            to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a
            loan or with lodgings.
      4. To show the correspondence of; to apply or make suit by
            analogy; to adapt or fit, as teachings to accidental
            circumstances, statements to facts, etc.; as, to
            accommodate prophecy to events.
      Syn: To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.
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