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Accommodation

Definition

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

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Synonyms

adjustment, fitting