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əˈkɒm əˌdeɪ tɪŋac·com·mo·dat·ing

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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

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  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

Examples of accommodating in a Sentence

  1. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    There is no room for accommodating an apocalyptic cult like ISIL and the United States makes no apology for using our military as part of a broad coalition to go after it, realism dictates that compromise will be required to end the fighting and ultimately stamp out ISIL.

  2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    This joint European asylum system cannot just exist on paper but must also exist in practice - I say that because it lays out minimum standards for accommodating refugees and the task of registering refugees.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    It's part of how they grew up, part of the bonding they had with their dad, the question is just: is there a way of accommodating that legitimate set of traditions with some common-sense stuff that prevents a 21-year-old who is angry about something or confused about something or is racist or is deranged from going into a gun store.

  4. Greg Flynn:

    The bottom line is that while we have been beyond accommodating to all involved parties, we truly believe that the way this matter was handled is due solely to the Mayor’s unwarranted bias against our restaurant brand.

  5. An Israeli official:

    Certainly there is a sense that the situation in Turkey has shifted after the election, but time will tell whether the new government there takes a more accommodating line on Israel than Erdogan.

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