What does accommodating mean?

Definitions for accommodatingəˈkɒm əˌdeɪ tɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word accommodating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accommodating, accommodative(adj)

    helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation

    "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"

  2. accommodating(adj)

    obliging; willing to do favors

    "made a special effort to be accommodating"


  1. accommodating(Adjective)

    Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; helpful; as an accommodating man, spirit, arrangement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accommodating

    of Accommodate

  2. Accommodating(adj)

    affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; as an accommodating man, spirit, arrangement


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accommodating in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accommodating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rafal Trzaskowski:

    Many people in Europe want to be accommodating.

  2. Rafal Trzaskowski:

    Many people in Europe want to be accommodating, but if the demands are too extreme, they are not going to be met.

  3. James Hosie:

    The lenders have been quite accommodating - they saw the risk of a covenant breach ahead and have extended them some flexibility, which should be sufficient to allow EnQuest to keep investing in its projects.

  4. Hong Kong leader C.Y. Leung:

    Last year was no easy ride for Hong Kong. Our society was rife with differences and conflicts, in the coming year, I hope that all people in Hong Kong will take inspiration from the sheep's character and pull together in an accommodating manner to work for Hong Kong's future.

  5. Patricia Davidson:

    It's a real indictment that this issue of gender disparity is prevalent in nursing where it's predominantly female, in Wall Street or Silicon Valley people can dismiss it because it's a culture that's not known to be accommodating – a male-dominated work environment where it's stacked against them – but when you see this inequity in nursing it speaks to a larger problem.

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