accommodative(redirected from accommodatively)
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Related to accommodatively: Accommodative insufficiency, Accommodative monetary policy, Accommodative esotropia, Accommodative spasm
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.]
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|Adj.||1.||accommodative - helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"|
good-natured - having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play"
helpful - providing assistance or serving a useful function
kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
|2.||accommodative - willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement|
noncompetitive - not involving competition or competitiveness; "noncompetitive positions"; "noncompetitive interest in games"
|3.||accommodative - tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony|