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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.

[Latin accommodāre, accommodāt-, to fit : ad-, ad- + commodus, suitable; see commodious.]

ac·com′mo·da′tive adj.
ac·com′mo·da′tor n.


a person or thing that accommodates
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accommodator - someone who performs a service or does a favoraccommodator - someone who performs a service or does a favor
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
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The seller is Accommodator Properties LLC, led by Richard Barrett.
The dual combination of these learning modes gives four learning styles: assimilator, diverger, converger, and accommodator.
There are strict guidelines, such as identifying the replacement properly or properties within 45 days, replacing property within 180 days and using an exchange accommodator, to follow to qualify for non-recognition of gain.
According to LSI scores, a learner is categorized as an Accommodator, a Diverger, an Assimilator, or a Converger.
3 million held by the accommodator to facilitate the tax-deferred exchange noted above.
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Suggesting former Australian player Tom Moody's name as a possible solution to Pakistan's ongoing problems, Akhtar said that Moody is the only man who can bring the match-winning attitude into the team, adding that he is a brilliant manager, motivator and accommodator and he knows how to handle the players.
Using combinations of these four learning abilities, the LSI defines four dominant learning styles: converger, diverger, assimilator, and accommodator.
Accommodator * Wants quick solution regardless of self-benefit * Solves C/P's problem without guarantee of gain * Trusting 4.
The accommodator often knows when to give in to others, but can be persuaded to surrender a position even when it is not warranted.
An accommodator will have a high focus on the relationship and a low focus on the issue; a compromiser, a midlevel focus on the relationship and a mid-level focus on the issue; and a collaborator, a high focus on both the issue and relationship.
Both Myers-Briggs and Kolb relied heavily on the foundational personality research done by Carl Jung, so it is disconcerting to me that I test out in Kolb's Inventory as a Doing/Feeling Accommodator instead of the Doing/Thinking Converger, which would be more in line with my ENTJ Myer-Briggs personality.