ac·​com·​mo·​da·​tion | ə-ˌkä-mə-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce accommodation (audio)

1 : something supplied for convenience or to satisfy a need: such as

a : lodging, food, and services or traveling space and related services —usually used in pluraltourist accommodations on the boatovernight accommodations

b : a public conveyance (such as a train) that stops at all or nearly all points

2 : the act of accommodating someone or something : the state of being accommodated: such as

a : the providing of what is needed or desired for convenience changed his schedule for the accommodation of his clients

c : a reconciliation of differences : settlement Negotiators felt that an accommodation with the union was possible.

d : the automatic adjustment of the eye for seeing at different distances effected chiefly by changes in the convexity of the crystalline lens also : the range over which such adjustment is possible