[ noun ] the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
[ noun ] (housing) living quarters provided for public convenience
"overnight accommodations are available"
[ noun ] (psychology,education) in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality
[ noun ] a settlement of differences
"they reached an accommodation with Japan"
[ noun ] (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye