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1. accommodating, accommodative

helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation

Example Sentences:
'the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in'
'made a special effort to be accommodating'

2. accommodative, cooperative

willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement

3. accommodative, reconciling

tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of accommodative
1. (transitive)
to supply or provide, esp with lodging or board and lodging
2. (transitive)
to oblige or do a favour for
to adjust or become adjusted; adapt
4. (transitive)
to bring into harmony; reconcile
5. (transitive)
to allow room for; contain
6. (transitive)
to lend money to, esp on a temporary basis until a formal loan has been arranged

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see synonyms of accommodative
verb transitiveWord forms: acˈcommoˌdated or acˈcommoˌdating
to make fit; adjust; adapt
to accommodate oneself to changes
to reconcile (differences)
to help by supplying (with something)
to do a service or favor for
to have space for
a table to accommodate six diners
to provide lodging for
verb intransitive
to become adjusted, as the lens of the eye in focusing on objects at various distances

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see synonyms of accommodative
v. ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing, ac·com·mo·dates
a. To have enough space for: a parking lot big enough to accommodate buses. See Synonyms at contain.
b. To provide lodging for: We looked for a hotel to accommodate the extra guests.
2. To take into consideration or make adjustments for; allow for: an economic proposal that accommodates the interests of senior citizens.
a. To do a favor or service for; oblige. See Synonyms at oblige.
b. To provide for; supply with something needed: accommodated the expedition with supplies.
4. To make suitable; adapt or adjust: accommodated herself to her new surroundings. See Synonyms at adapt.
1. To adapt oneself; become adjusted: It is never easy to accommodate to social change.
2. Physiology To become adjusted, as the eye to focusing on objects at a distance.

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