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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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Kolb is also renowned for the Learning Style inventory (LSI), a model built upon the idea of learning preferences resulting into four types of learners: The Converger (Active experimentation - Abstract conceptualization), The Accommodator (Active experimentation - Concrete experience), The Assimilator (Reflective observation - Abstract conceptualization), and The Diverger (Reflective observation - Concrete experience).
It would even send a devout accommodator such as myself running to the rejectionist camp.
This allows the creation of a loyal customer base to further spread the reputation of the store as an accommodator of cyclists with different budgets and tastes.
The evaluation of the mentors' learning styles included diverger (1), assimilator (3), accommodator (3), and converger (2).
Diverger, Assimilator, Converger and Accommodator for learners were used.
The seller is Accommodator Properties LLC, led by Richard Barrett.
RPM is an accommodator for tax-deferred commercial exchanges under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Kolb (1984) classified learning styles into Diverger, Assimilator, Converger, and Accommodator.
The dual combination of these learning modes gives four learning styles: assimilator, diverger, converger, and accommodator.
Successive studies of nursing students reported a predominance of Diverger and Converger learning styles [15-16] However, Marra [17] found a predominance of Accommodator and Convergent styles and also identified that majority of nursing students had a strong internal Locus of Control.
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.