1. Noun.  (qualifier, British) Lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
  2. Noun.  The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by '''to'''.
  3. Noun.  Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
  4. Noun.  Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the '''accommodations''' -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn - Sir W. Scott.
  5. Noun.  An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement.
  6. Noun.  The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
  7. Noun.  (context, commerce) A loan of money.
  8. Noun.  (context, commerce) An accommodation bill or note.
  9. Noun.  (legal) an offer of substitute goods to fulfill a contract, which will bind the purchaser if accepted.
  10. Noun.  (context, eye) The adjustment of the eye to a change of the distance from an observed object.

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