Definition of Accommodating

1. Adjective. Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation. "Made a special effort to be accommodating"

Exact synonyms: Accommodative
Similar to: Complaisant, Obliging
Also: Good-natured, Helpful, Kind
Antonyms: Unaccommodating
Derivative terms: Accommodate



2. Adjective. Obliging; willing to do favors. "Made a special effort to be accommodating"
Similar to: Helpful

Definition of Accommodating

1. a. Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; as an accommodating man, spirit, arrangement.

Definition of Accommodating

1. Adjective. Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; helpful; as an '''accommodating''' man, spirit, arrangement. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of accommodate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accommodating

1. accommodate [v] - See also: accommodate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Accommodating

accolling
accolls
accoma
accomas
accombination
accombinations
accommodability
accommodable
accommodableness
accommodate
accommodated
accommodatedness
accommodately
accommodateness
accommodates
accommodating (current term)
accommodatingly
accommodation
accommodation address
accommodation bill
accommodation endorser
accommodation ladder
accommodation ladders
accommodation of eye
accommodation of nerve
accommodation on arrival
accommodation paper
accommodation papers
accommodation reflex
accommodation train

Literary usage of Accommodating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue by Dartmouth College, Brewton-Parker College (1902)
"In the first class are: Reed Hall, with nineteen rooms in suites for two or three, accommodating forty-four students; the Sanborn House, erected in 1894, ..."

2. The Ruin of Education in Ireland and the Irish Fanar by Frank Hugh O'Donnell (1902)
"THE accommodating PROTESTANTS I was for many years a Member of Parliament, during which time I gave much time and attention to public education both in ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"... but, like that great master, he possessed the happy faculty of accommodating it to all possible circumstances, and did so with such unvarying success, ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Accommodating on Dictionary.com!Search for Accommodating on Thesaurus.com!Search for Accommodating on Google!Search for Accommodating on Wikipedia!

Search